Re: Remote Authentication

From: Arjan de Vet <>
Date: Mon, 26 May 1997 22:21:44 +0200 (MET DST)

David Richards:

> I have a function written that will return 1 on successful
>authentication and 0 on failed authentication. The function is very
>quick. The function does cache passwords for a specified length of time,
>it checks a quota database (at the moment, this is a flat file) and will
>even send a message to a client (using an in house messaging system) about
>why they failed if they did fail.
> When the function does have to talk to the authentication system,
>it is extremely quick. If I did decide to implement this feature, i.e.
>make squid block on authentication, where would I implement it??

In the aclMatchProxyAuth function in acl.c where the password check occurs.

Received on Mon May 26 1997 - 13:33:48 MDT

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