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Authen::Simple::HTTP - Simple HTTP authentication

Authen::Simple::HTTP(3pm) User Contributed Perl Documentation Authen::Simple::HTTP(3pm)

NAME

Authen::Simple::HTTP - Simple HTTP authentication

SYNOPSIS

    use Authen::Simple::HTTP;
    
    my $http = Authen::Simple::HTTP->new( 
        url => 'http://www.host.com/protected'
    );
    
    if ( $http->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
        # successfull authentication
    }
    
    # or as a mod_perl Authen handler
    
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
    PerlModule Authen::Simple::HTTP
    PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleHTTP_url "http://www.host.com/protected"
    <Location /protected>
      PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::HTTP
      AuthType          Basic
      AuthName          "Protected Area"
      Require           valid-user
    </Location>

DESCRIPTION

Authenticate against an HTTP server.

METHODS

new
 
This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:
url
 
Url to authenticate against. Required.
 
    url => 'http://www.host.com/protected'
    
agent
 
Any object that is a subclass of LWP::UserAgent.
 
    agent => LWP::UserAgent->new;
    
log
 
Any object that supports "debug", "info", "error" and "warn".
 
    log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::HTTP')
    
authenticate( $username, $password )
 
Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

Authen::Simple.
LWP::UserAgent.
LWPx::ParanoidAgent.

AUTHOR

Christian Hansen "ch@ngmedia.com" This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself.
2015-06-06 perl v5.20.2