Steve Thorn wrote:
> Hi Nate
> Thanks for the reply. Do you have any pointers to how we can achieve
> authorization in Apache (not my area of experience)? Perhaps you know of
> other Galaxy groups who do this sort of thing?
Instead of 'Require valid-user' in your Apache config, you can use
Require user [userid...]
Require group [group-name...]
Anyone not listed in the Require directive would be shown a 403 error by
Apache, which you can customize to contain any information necessary to
direct users how to get access (contacting you).
> Many thanks
> On 28 Jun 2011, at 19:31, Nate Coraor wrote:
> > Steve Thorn wrote:
> >> Hello
> >> We would like to force users to register even when they successfully
> >> pass through our University's single sign-on service (Apache +
> >> cosign).
> >> We have:
> >> use_remote_user = True
> >> allow_user_creation = False
> >> in the universe_wsgi.ini, but it appears that use_remote_user takes
> >> precedence over allow_user_creation.
> >> Ideally, we'd like users who get through the single sign-on to be
> >> presented with a message like "to use galaxy please register by
> >> emailing some...@ed.ac.uk". Is this possible?
> > Hi Steve,
> > This is not really possible in Galaxy without some hacking since as you
> > have discovered, remote_user takes precedence over all of the built-in
> > user controls. You can implement authorization in Apache, though, as a
> > workaround.
> > --nate
> >> Many thanks,
> >> Steve
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