[Catalyst] 5.80005: $c->req->remote_user and apache: excluding actions from authentication

Tomas Doran bobtfish at bobtfish.net
Tue Jun 9 17:53:51 GMT 2009

Francesc Romà i Frigolé wrote:
> This is more of an apache question than a Catalyst one, but I'd 
> appreciate some help.
> I'm trying the new feature $c->req->remote_user introduced in 5.80005. 
> I'd like to know if it is possible to tell apache, in a .htaccess file, 
> to not ask authentication for a certain set of URIs (for example 
> matching /public/)

Yes, it is.

<Location /public>
    Satisfy Any
    Allow from All

should do what you want.

Also, if you haven't seen it yet:

may be helpful to you later on.


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