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a PAM module to authenticate via http/https

This lets you check passwords against a HTTP server such as Apache.

This can be useful because: - most web servers supports lots of authentication mechanisms (for example, Apache supports over 26) - HTTP can be transparently load-balanced - you can authenticate to a server anywhere in the world (HTTP is generally accessible from behind firewalls)

Package version:3-1


pam_http for Debian

In order to make use of you will need to configure an appropriate
entry in /etc/pam.d/<application>.  

A test application, check_user, is provided. As is a check_user example 
PAM configuration file you can install in /etc/pam.d

-- Anand Kumria <>, Thu Mar 9 19:20 2006


pam_http: PAM module for HTTP authentication

Contents: Quick start, Copyright information, Who cares?, Bugs

Quick start

To build: type make.  You'll need to have libcurl installed for this
to work.

To test: copy pam.d/check_user into /etc/pam.d/check_user.  Change the
path inside it to refer to where you just built  Run


pam-http (3-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * Initial release 

 -- Anand Kumria <>  Thu,  9 Mar 2006 18:54:20 +1100


Version 2: initial release.  Not yet usable.

Version 3: added license so people could use it.  Adde


This package was debianized by Anand Kumria <> on
Thu,  9 Mar 2006 18:54:20 +110

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