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'spin_auth' is an authentication wrapper. It can be used by other mod_spin applications to authenticate users specified in a traditional Apache manner, but without employing dangerously breakable basic authentication. It also lets non-encrypted applications temporarily switch to SSL/TLS for authentication only.


User tutorial available in HTML format from


Download version 1.0.2 (stable)
released on 11 August 2005


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlater with exceptionJanet Casey11 August 2005

Leaders and contributors

Bojan Smojver Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Bug Tracking,Developer,Support E-mail

Software prerequisites

Kind Description
Required to use Generic Apache Request Library 1.0.4-dev
Required to use mod_spin 1.0.8 or later
Required to use Apache 2.0.52 or later

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 23 January 2009.


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