It turns out our authentication system passes a header 'HTTP_MAIL' which
contains the users email address.  In galaxy.ini, I have

use_remote_user = True
remote_user_header = HTTP_MAIL

After restarting,Galaxy still gives the same error.

On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 3:44 PM, Dannon Baker <dannon.ba...@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Ryan,
>
> It may be that Galaxy is looking for a different remote user header than
> your proxy is setting.  I believe by default we look for HTTP_REMOTE_USER,
> but this is configurable in galaxy.ini (so, you could set yours to
> HTTP_USER there).  Let me know if this doesn't sort it out for you and we
> can dig deeper!
>
> -Dannon
>
> On Mon, Aug 31, 2015 at 3:42 PM, Ryan G <ngsbioinformat...@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi all - I'm trying to use external user authentication with Galaxy.  The
>> external authentication passes to Galaxy the username with the mail domain
>> at HTTP_USER.
>>
>> In galaxy.ini, I enable:
>> use_remote_user = True
>>
>>
>> When I try to access Galaxy, I get the message:
>> Galaxy is configured to authenticate users via an external method (such
>> as HTTP authentication in Apache), but a username was not provided by the
>> upstream (proxy) server. This is generally due to a misconfiguration in the
>> upstream server.
>>
>> But nothing in paster.log indicating what the error is.
>>
>> How do I track this down?
>>
>>
>>
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