Combine mod_rewrite basic authentication

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Combine mod_rewrite basic authentication

Postby pythonman » Thu May 07, 2009 3:51 pm

Hi everyone,

Is it possible to call basic authentication depending on URI input with mod_rewrite?

For eg. if user visits
then require user to login using apache's basic auth

So code should look like
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ReqriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^membersarea/?$
AuthName "Members Only"
AuthType Basic
require valid-user

But that doesn't work, it prompts login box wherever I go

the 'membersarea' folder doesn't exist and shouldn't.

I guess that's not possible?

Thanks in advance guys.
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Postby richardk » Fri May 08, 2009 5:49 am

You can't mix it like that.

You can set a environmental variable and do authentication based on it existing or not.
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SetEnvIf Request_URI "^/membersarea/?$" do_auth=1

AuthName "Members Only"
AuthType Basic
AuthBasicProvider file
AuthUserFile /path/to/.htpasswd
Require valid-user

Order Allow,Deny
Allow from all
Deny from env=do_auth
Satisfy Any
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