[dokuwiki] Re: SSL for logged in users

If it is just for yourself, just discipline your self to type the
https:// when you want to edit the wiki, and you already know that
your key is self-signed, so what does it matter...

On 2/21/06, Shai <shaibn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> I don't want to do the whole wiki on SSL for a few reasons:
> 1. I'm on ADSL and the upload is VERY slow (9k) so bandwidth is vital.
> 2. I don't have a certificed certificate since I signed it myself, so
> I don't want my visitors to get the SSL popup about my certificate.
> 3. Don't need it for everyone but only when I log in and use admin
> stuff do I want it secured.
>
> Shai
>
> On 2/21/06, Andreas Gohr <andi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Tue, 21 Feb 2006 22:27:37 +0200
> > Shai <shaibn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >
> > > On 2/20/06, Shai <shaibn@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > > Hi again :)
> > > >
> > > > I was searching through the manual and the wiki pages but couldn't
> > > > find the info on this issue.
> > > >
> > > > Is there a way to have normal visitors use HTTP but once one uses
> > > > the login link, from this point on, to have it be SSL for the
> > > > duration of him being logged in?
> >
> > Maybe you could use Apache rewriting and checking for the REMOTE_USER
> > variable, but I guess because we don't use HTTP_AUTH the content of this
> > var is only available to the PHP interpreter not to Apache.
> >
> > Why don't you just serve the whole wiki through SSL for all users?
> >
> > Andi
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