[plt-scheme] Web server authorisation

From: Daniel Roy (droy at MIT.EDU)
Date: Mon Oct 27 10:25:48 EST 2003

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On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Noel Welsh wrote:

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> A question about the web server:
> I see there is a function, extract-user-pass, to get
> usernames and passwords for HTTP headers.  If you
> create a .htaccess file and have the correct
> configuration Apache will send an HTTP authorisation
> response whenever you attempt to access the protected
> resources.  Web browsers recognise this and pop up a
> little login box.  Is there any function or
> configuration to send the appropriate response from
> the PLT web server?  What if I want authorisation to
> operate over https for security?  Can I configure
> certain pages to be sent over secure connections only?
> In the documentation a send/back function is mentioned
> in association with report-errors-to-browser, but this
> function is not documented in the rest of the
> documentation.
> Thanks,
> Noel
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