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Manual Reference Pages  -  GANTRY::CONTROL::C::AUTHZBASE (3)

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NAME

Gantry::Control::C::AuthzBase - Database based authorization.

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS



  use Gantry::Control::C::AuthzSubClass qw/-Engine=MP20/;



DESCRIPTION

This is a simple database driven autorization system. This module also details the other Authz modules in the library. There are two subclasses: Gantry::Control::C::AuthzRegular and Gantry::Control::C::AuthzCDBI. Use CDBI if you use Class::DBI (or anything descended from it), otherwise use Regular.

APACHE

Sample Apache conf configuration.



  <Perl>
     use Gantry::Control::C::Authz qw/-Engine=MP20/;
  </Perl>
 
  <Location /location/to/auth >
    AuthType    Basic
    AuthName    "Manual"

    PerlSetVar  auth_dbconn     dbi:Pg:dbname=...
    PerlSetVar  auth_dbuser     <database_user>
    PerlSetVar  auth_dbpass     <database_password>
   
    PerlSetVar  auth_dbcommit   off

    PerlAuthzHandler  Gantry::Control::C::AuthzSubclass

    require     group "group_to_require"
  </Location>



Pick an AuthzSubclass, see the DESCRIPTION for advice.

DATABASE

These are the tables that will be queried for the authorization of the user.



  create table "auth_users" (
    "id"            int4 default nextval(auth_users_seq) NOT NULL,
    "user_id"       int4,
    "active"        bool,
    "user_name"     varchar,
    "passwd"        varchar,
    "crypt"         varchar,
    "first_name"    varchar,
    "last_name"     varchar,
    "email"         varchar
  );

  create table "auth_groups" (
    "id"            int4 default nextval(auth_groups_seq) NOT NULL,
    "ident"         varchar,
    "name"          varchar,
    "description"   text
  );

  create table "auth_group_members" (
    "id"        int4 default nextval(auth_group_members_seq) NOT NULL,
    "user_id"   int4,
    "group_id"  int4   
  );

  create table "auth_pages" (
    "id"          int4 default nextval(auth_pages_seq) NOT NULL,
    "user_perm"   int4,
    "group_perm"  int4,
    "owner_id"    int4,
    "group_id"    int4,
    "uri"         varchar,
    "title"       varchar
  );



MODULES

Gantry::Control::C::Authz::PageBased This handler is the authorization portion for page based authorization. It is controlled by Gantry::Control::C::Pages(3) and will authenticat only users who have been allowed from the administrative interface into a particular uri. The module returns FORBIDDEN if you do not have access to a particular uri.

METHODS

handler The mod_perl authz handler.

SEE ALSO

Gantry::Control::C::Authen(3), Gantry::Control(3), Gantry(3)

LIMITATIONS

AUTHOR

Tim Keefer <tkeefer@gmail.com> Nicholas Studt <nstudt@angrydwarf.org>

COPYRIGHT

Copyright (c) 2005-6, Tim Keefer.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.6 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available.

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