[pmwiki-users] AuthUser and IP-based authorisation

John Rankin john.rankin at affinity.co.nz
Tue Oct 14 17:42:19 CDT 2008

On Wednesday, 15 October 2008 4:24 AM, pmwiki-users-request at pmichaud.com wrote:
>Date: Tue, 14 Oct 2008 08:22:33 +0200
>From: Oliver Betz <list_ob at gmx.net>
>Subject: Re: [pmwiki-users] AuthUser and IP-based authorisation
>John Rankin wrote:
>>What would be involved in extending AuthUser to grant access 
>>based on IP address?
>read the thread "allow editing only from one IP". I posted my solution
>2008-09-25, but sadly got no feedback.
>>Specifically, would it be possible to grant read access to 
>>requests from a specific IP address, based on that address 
>>being defined as a username on SiteAdmin.AuthUser?
>I used a separate page listing IP addresses _or_ host names to be able
>to use also dynamic DNS entries.
>But - as I wrote 2008-09-25 - I'm not sure whether i used the correct
>method, and I would'n suggest anyone to use it unless someone with
>deeper knowledge reviews my solution.
Thanks, Oliver. I don't understand how your DNSauth solution would 
interact with AuthUser. The solution Eemeli posted looks very 
promising and may, with modification to support dynamic DNS entries,
provide a simpler method of impementing your solution too.

John Rankin

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