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Apache SWS Password Authentication?

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The Question is:

We have the sysuaf pwdmix flag switched on and have CSWS installed. I switched
 on (openvms)user authentication for the apache (csws) webserver. When I try to
 logon through a webpage with a lowercase password it refuses to let me in.
 When I set the passwor
d to an uppercase password the CSWS grants me access. Is this expected
 behaviour or a flaw within CSWS? Is the combination pwdmix and CSWS
 impossible? Do you know if there's a solution?

The Answer is :

  mod_auth is case-sensitive for usernames, passwords, and groups
  (as is expected with Apache), while mod_auth_openvms is case-blind.
  If you are using mod_auth_openvms and are seeing this, please
  contact the support center with details of the failure, of the
  particular Apache (or CSWS) release and the OpenVMS ECO status.

answer written or last revised on ( 9-JUN-2004 )

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