[Openstack] [keystone] Authenticating third-party applications against Keystone

Macdonald-Wallace, Matthew matthew.macdonald-wallace at hp.com
Tue Aug 5 11:53:12 UTC 2014

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Adam Young [mailto:ayoung at redhat.com]
> Sent: 31 July 2014 16:33
> To: openstack at lists.openstack.org
> Subject: Re: [Openstack] [keystone] Authenticating third-party applications
> against Keystone
> On 07/30/2014 05:20 AM, Macdonald-Wallace, Matthew wrote:
> > As part of logging and monitoring, we are having to create htpasswd files for
> apache to secure the various web interfaces.
> >
> > This seems daft to me as we already have a user/password DB in the form of
> Keystone so I'm wondering if anyone out there has a solution to have apache
> auth against keystone for web apps or similar.

> If you are using Keystone in a SQL based manner, you can probably use
> mod_auth_sql to go directly against the sql backend.

Hmmm, not a bad idea... :)


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