[Catalyst] Catalyst with HTTP authentication

Robert Rothenberg robrwo at gmail.com
Fri Mar 15 11:00:09 GMT 2013

On 14/03/13 08:51 Tomas Doran wrote:
> On 12 Mar 2013, at 17:10, Robert Rothenberg <robrwo at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> (Unless you mean you want to do the authentication on the proxy, rather than the app servers).
>> I want to do the latter.
> You should still be able to use Authentication::Credential::Remote, you'll just need to re-configure your web server and proxy to do the right thing with headers (i.e. the proxy needs to send the username along in a header, and then the web server needs to pass that down into the environment.
> Have a go and post some configs for your proxy / web server if it isn't working for you.

I haven't found any decent documentation on that, so gave up and just used
to HTTP authentication plugin, which appears to be working.

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