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ncsa_auth

Section: Maintenance Commands (8) Updated: May 16, 2006
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NAME

ncsa_auth - NCSA httpd-style password file authentication helper for Squid  

SYNOPSIS

ncsa_auth passwdfile 
 

DESCRIPTION

ncsa_auth allows Squid to read and authenticate user and password information from an NCSA/Apache httpd-style password file when using basic HTTP authentication.

The only parameter is the password file. It must have permissions to be read by the user that Squid is running as (cache_effective_user in squid.conf).

This password file can be manipulated using htpasswd.  

OPTIONS

Only specify the password file name.  

EXAMPLE

ncsa_auth /etc/squid/squid.pass  

SECURITY

ncsa_auth must have access to the password file to be executed.  

SEE ALSO

htpasswd(1), squid(8)  

AUTHOR

Manpage written by Rodrigo Rubira Branco <rrbranco@br.ibm.com>


 

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OPTIONS
EXAMPLE
SECURITY
SEE ALSO
AUTHOR

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