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Yes, actually there are quite a few ways to authenticate to an Apache server/site.

On this url: http://freeradius.org/mod_auth_radius/ you will find a good explanation of how to set up an Apache website to use something called Radius authentication. There is also Basic (which was already mentioned) along with a few other methods which are typically implemented the same way.

What will happen when you set up this type of authentication is when the user goes to the website, a dialog box will pop up asking for user id and password. Once that is entered the user will have access to that site from then until they close their browser...


In reply to Re^2: Perl CGI Secure Authentication by irirgem
in thread Perl CGI Secure Authentication by dburke

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