[TYPO3-english] Sharing authentication between typo3 and apache?

Marcus Krause marcus#exp2008 at t3sec.info
Sat Dec 13 22:35:50 CET 2008

Hadmut Danisch schrieb:
> Hi,
> I am completely unexperienced with Typo3, but I am looking for a
> solution to that given problem:
> A webserver is to be prepared for an organiziation. Most of the web
> pages should be managed with Typo3, and some of the pages should be
> available to a closed group of members, which requires Typo3
> authentication.
> But then, there are other web pages (e.g. other php applications,
> especially a mediawiki and plain web directories), which should be
> access protected and available to members only, but with single signon.
> This boils down to: Access to parts of the web servers space outside
> typo3 should be available only after loging in into typo3.
> I guess that Typo3 uses cookies to authenticate users after an initial
> login with username/password (correct?).
> Is there any plugin for Apache that can make use of typo3's cookies to
> have users authenticated outside typo3 as well?

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