Nginx module which makes the Basic Auth password available as variable $remote_passwd

Andreas Jaggi authored on 7 Aug 2011
x-way committed on 7 Aug 2011
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README
Name
	ngx_http_remote_passwd - Make the Basic Auth password available as $remote_passwd variable

Synopsis
	# pass password to backend via GET
	location /secret {
		auth_basic "secret";
		auth_basic_user_file /etc/nginx/secret.users;	

		proxy_pass https://my.secret.com/dologin?user=$remote_user&password=$remote_passwd;
	}

Limitations
	Only works for Basic Auth.

Report Bugs
	Create a ticket on the issue tracking interface of GitHub:
        http://github.com/x-way/ngx_http_remote_passwd/issues

Source Repository
	Available on GitHub:
	http://github.com/x-way/ngx_http_remote_passwd

Author
	Andreas Jaggi <andreas.jaggi@waterwave.ch>

Copyright & License
	Copyright (c) 2011 Andreas Jaggi

	This module is licensed under the terms of the BSD license.

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