Sun Java System Web Server 6.1 SP9 Administrator's Configuration File Reference


The following table describes parameters for the basic-ncsa function.

Table 4–3 basic-auth Parameters




Specifies the type of authorization to be used. This should always be basic.


(Optional) Specifies the full path and base file name of the user database in the server's native format. The native format is a system DBM file, which is a hashed file format allowing instantaneous access to billions of users. If you use this parameter, don’t use the userfile parameter as well.


(Optional) Specifies the full path name of the user database in the NCSA-style HTTPD user file format. This format consists of lines using the format name:password, where password is encrypted. If you use this parameter, don’t use dbm.


(Optional) Specifies the NCSA-style HTTPD group file to be used. Each line of a group file consists of group:user1 user2 ... userN where each user is separated by spaces.


(Optional) Common to all obj.conf functions.