'Averist' adds an authentication layer to any CGI application written in Perl. It supports initial authentication through CGI (form), and it can use CGI (hidden form fields) or cookies for reauthentication after a configurable timeout. It can also use a DBM file, a flat file database, or an SQL database for storing session tickets for increased security. The username and password check at the initial authentication can be done via a DBM file, an LDAP directory, a NIS database, the passwd database, a passwd-style file, or an SQL database.
released on 24 March 2004
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|GPLv2||Janet Casey||22 April 2003|
Leaders and contributors
Resources and communication
|Bug Tracking||VCS Repository Webview||http://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=averist|
|Required to use||Digest_SHA1|
|Required to use||Perl 5.004 or later|
|Required to use||Digest_MD5|
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