[Moin-user] Re: Basic HTTP Auth under Twisted/Moin

Alexander Schremmer 2005a at usenet.alexanderweb.de
Fri Mar 18 11:25:01 EST 2005

On Thu, 17 Mar 2005 10:27:31 -0500, Tom Carmichael wrote:

> I am a fairly new to Moin Moin, so I apologize if this is a very basic
> question.  I have attempted to find the answer in the FAQs, but so far
> I haven't seen anything relevant.
> I'm running a 1.3.3 Moin wiki under twisted on a windows 2000 server,
> run as a service for a company intranet site.  I would like to enable
> a simple authentication page prior to entry into the site, before any
> pages can be seen.
> I've taken a look into the ACL capabilities of the Moin, and I think I
> could potentially cobble something together, but it doesn't exactly
> fit my needs.  When I'm looking for is initial authentication before
> any page can be seen, and very open access afterwards.  ACLs seem to
> be more useful to protect certain pages, to prevent abuse, etc.
> Any advice?

I do not know Twisted very well, but you can easily get this using Apache
and mod_proxy/mod_python/mod_fastcgi. You could even attach MoinMoin's user
system to an LDAP database using mod_ldap.

Kind regards,

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