[mod_python] problem w/ authen handler

Graham Dumpleton grahamd at dscpl.com.au
Sat May 21 03:44:57 EDT 2005

On 21/05/2005, at 12:04 AM, Bud P. Bruegger wrote:

> Hi Graham,
> many thanks for your input!  This got me a round further.  I tried 
> both the access and the fixup handlers (it needs to be before 
> mod-rewrite does its things) and they are invoked (as opposed to the 
> authen and authenz handlers).
> My remaining problem is that I don't see SSL_CLIENT_S_DN in the 
> handler (after  req.add_common_vars() and dumping the keys of 
> req.subprocess_env).  (I can see them w/o problems in the standard 
> handler.)  I have tried to play with the order of directives, but it 
> didn't seem to make a difference.  (see the apache conf snipplet below 
> for details)
> Any idea how to access SSL_CLIENT_S_DN in the access or fixup handler?

Changing the order of the directives will not help as Apache executes 
in a specific order regardless of order of definition.

See if mod_ssl sticks anything in "req.notes" or "req.connection.notes" 
objects which is useful.


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