On Tue, 13 Jun 2000, Alexandre A. Drummond Barroso wrote:

> I have an installation of Zope as PCGI using Apache to communicate using SSL 
> When Apache starts a CGI (and PCGI) programs, it sets many SSL environment 
>variables, including e-mail and user id.
> I would like to use this kind of information to automaticaly authenticate the user, 
>without requesting user name and password.
> Has anybody tried to do something like this?

If its setting the REMOTE_USER environment variable, then Zope does
this out of the box with a little configuration - see doc/WEBSERVER.txt
in your Zope installation (search for 'Zope authentication with existing 
web servers')

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