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Adds an authentication layer to any CGI application written in Perl

'Averist' adds an authentication layer to any CGI application written in Perl. It This is a candidate for deletion: 1. No files sources found. Reference:


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.


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released on 24 March 2004


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LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2Janet Casey22 April 2003

Leaders and contributors

Henrik Edlund Maintainer
Andreas Lange Contributor
Dave Bartels Contributor

Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
Bug TrackingVCS Repository Webviewhttp://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?group=averist
Bug Tracking,Developer,SupportE-mailmailto:henrik@edlund.org

Software prerequisites

Weak prerequisitePostgreSQL
Required to useDigest_SHA1
Required to usePerl 5.004 or later
Required to useDigest_MD5
Weak prerequisiteMozilla
Weak prerequisiteApache

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 26 February 2017.


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