[mod_python] Cookies & mod_rewrite

Mon Sep 18 09:13:03 EDT 2006


I'm using mod_python to perform NTLM authentication. In my handler script
"ntlmhandler.py" a cookie gets set using the following code:

cookie = Cookie.Cookie('username', user, path='/')
Cookie.add_cookie(req, cookie)   

With the following apache conf for some reason the cookie is not getting
passed in the request to the rewrite url. When requesting a page in the
/ntlm directory without the rewrite rule in place, the above cookie is
getting set fine. Does anybody have any ideas why this might be the case?

    ServerName myserver.com
    KeepAlive On

    DocumentRoot /ntlm/

    <Directory /ntlm> 
        AddHandler mod_python .py
        PythonAuthenHandler ntlmhandler
        PythonDebug On
        AuthType NTLM
        require valid-user

        RewriteEngine On
        RewriteRule ^(.*)$
_root/VirtualHostRoot/$1 [P,L]    





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