CentOS 7
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Basic Auth + PAM
2014/09/08
 
Limit accesses on specific web pages and use OS users for authentication with SSL connection.
[1]
[2] For example, set Basic Auth under the [/var/www/html/auth-pam] directory.
# install from EPEL

[root@www ~]#
yum --enablerepo=epel -y install mod_authnz_external pwauth
[root@www ~]#
vi /etc/httpd/conf.d/authnz_external.conf
# add to the end

<Directory /var/www/html/auth-pam>
    SSLRequireSSL
    AuthType Basic
    AuthName "PAM Authentication"
    AuthBasicProvider external
    AuthExternal pwauth
    require valid-user
</Directory>

[root@www ~]#
mkdir /var/www/html/auth-pam

[root@www ~]#
vi /var/www/html/auth-pam/index.html
# create a test page

<html>
<body>
<div style="width: 100%; font-size: 40px; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;">
Test Page for PAM Auth
</div>
</body>
</html>

[root@www ~]#
systemctl restart httpd
[3] Access to the test page with a Web browser on Client and authenticate with a user which is on OS.
[4] Just accessed.
 
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