[Mailman-Users] Using mailman usernames and passwords as apache2auth
msapiro at value.net
Sat Oct 1 20:33:39 CEST 2005
The Doctor What wrote:
>Is there a way to have apache2 Auth* directives query username and
>password from mailman?
>I was imagining something like:
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Some service"
> AuthMailManList FooList
> require valid-user
I doubt it is that simple, but I don't know very much about Apache.
> mailman *has* all this code and the database of users is nearly
> the same, if not the same. So why write duplicate code to
> duplicate the data!
The MailList object has an attribute 'passwords' which is a dictionary
with member's e-mail address as key and plain text password as data,
or given any membership database, the MemberAdaptor has a
getMemberPassword(member) method which returns the password for member.
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