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Date:      Thu, 8 Aug 2002 20:30:02 -0700
From:      Adam Weinberger <adam@vectors.cx>
To:        Brian McCann <bjm1287@ritvax.rit.edu>
Cc:        "'Adam Weinberger'" <adam@vectors.cx>, freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: htpasswd / Apache
Message-ID:  <20020809033002.GJ49844@vectors.cx>
In-Reply-To: <000001c23f54$4f287750$2e00a8c0@dogbert>
References:  <20020809030236.GH49844@vectors.cx> <000001c23f54$4f287750$2e00a8c0@dogbert>

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sed is your friend.

if you're willing to do this through a bunch of (ba)sh calls, go ahead
and use sed... it's designed to do what you're looking for.

-Adam


>> (08.08.2002 @ 2024 PST): Brian McCann said, in 2.2K: <<
> Right.  That part I can do just using an option for the 'htpasswd'
> command.  The problem comes when we try to change group memberships.
> And...even though this is fairly easy...changing a PW and/or deleting a
> user.  But the biggest thing is the group membership file.  I don't know
> how to code the following:
> 
> (group file)
> Group1: user1 user2 user3
> Group2: user2 user4
> Group3: user1 user2 user4
> 
> Then how to delete user 2 out of everything, how to delete user4 out of
> group2, and how to add user1 to group2...just as examples.  I know it's
> got to be fairly easy..and if I finish the pages/scripts, I'd gladly
> post them to the ports collection.  The way I was doing it was using a
> web page as a front end, then having the web page (in php) call a
> bash/awk script to actually do the work, so it's a little more secure.
> Any ideas on how to code this?
> 
> Thanks,
> --Brian
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG] On Behalf Of Adam
> Weinberger
> Sent: Thursday, August 08, 2002 11:03 PM
> To: Brian McCann
> Cc: freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
> Subject: Re: htpasswd / Apache
> 
> 
> you want the crypt function.
> 
> remember, an htpasswd line is simply:
> 
> $username:crypt($password, $salt)
> 
> -Adam
> 
> 
> >> (08.08.2002 @ 1957 PST): Brian McCann said, in 1.9K: <<
> > 
> >    Hi all.  I have a question for everyone using Apache out there.
> I've
> >    spent a few days trying to write a set of PHP/Bash scripts that
> will
> >    edit the htpasswd file and htgroup files for Apache, and it's
> getting
> >    old fast.  I'm hitting quite a few road blocks, and getting blown
> away
> >    in awk and bash code.  Does anyone know of any ports or something
> that
> >    would allow me to add, delete, change PWs, and edit group
> membership
> >    via a web interface?
> > 
> > 
> > 
> >    Thanks,
> > 
> >    --Brian
> >> end of "htpasswd / Apache" from Brian McCann <<
> 
> 
> --
> "Oh good, my dog found the chainsaw."
>         -Lilo, "Lilo & Stitch"
> Adam Weinberger
> adam@vectors.cx
> http://vectors.cx
> 
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>> end of "RE: htpasswd / Apache" from Brian McCann <<


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