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Request #40128 add htpasswd function to Apache2 connectors
Submitted: 2007-01-14 16:47 UTC Modified: 2021-09-12 04:22 UTC
Avg. Score:4.4 ± 1.2
Reproduced:8 of 9 (88.9%)
Same Version:7 (87.5%)
Same OS:7 (87.5%)
From: gk at gknw dot de Assigned: cmb (profile)
Status: No Feedback Package: *General Issues
PHP Version: 5.2.0 OS: all
Private report: No CVE-ID: None
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 [2007-01-14 16:47 UTC] gk at gknw dot de
Its often needed to generate an Apache password for authentication. At least on NetWare and Win32 its a nightmare to execute the htpasswd bin from Apache; and even on Linux it might not be possible due to safemode restrictions. Therefore I've created a patch for the Apache2 filter and handler module:
I have successfully tested this patch on NetWare platform;
and it should work on all other platforms too.
Here's a test script to verify the new function:
would be great if this could make it into next release.


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 [2007-01-14 23:39 UTC] gk at gknw dot de
Just found that the previous patches were slightly incomplete because the Apache headers for the prototypes were missing; have fixed that now, here are the new new patches:
Have now also successfully tested this on Win32 with the apache2handler module.
Here's a new working sample for testing:
Download of the sample:
 [2021-08-31 09:54 UTC]
-Status: Open +Status: Feedback -Package: Feature/Change Request +Package: *General Issues -Assigned To: +Assigned To: cmb
 [2021-08-31 09:54 UTC]
Apparently, these patches are no longer available.  If you're
still interested in this feature, please provide a pull

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 [2021-09-12 04:22 UTC] php-bugs at lists dot php dot net
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