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Authen::Simple::PasswdUser Contributed Perl DocumentaAuthen::Simple::Passwd(3)

NAME
       Authen::Simple::Passwd -	Simple Passwd authentication

SYNOPSIS
	   use Authen::Simple::Passwd;

	   my $passwd =	Authen::Simple::Passwd->new(
	       path => '/etc/passwd'
	   );

	   if (	$passwd->authenticate( $username, $password ) )	{
	       # successfull authentication
	   }

	   # or	as a mod_perl Authen handler

	   PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
	   PerlModule Authen::Simple::Passwd

	   PerlSetVar AuthenSimplePasswd_path "/etc/passwd"

	   <Location /protected>
	     PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::Passwd
	     AuthType	       Basic
	     AuthName	       "Protected Area"
	     Require	       valid-user
	   </Location>

DESCRIPTION
       Authenticate against a passwd file.

METHODS
       o   new

	   This	method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are
	   valid:

	   o	   path

		   Path	to passwd file to authenticate against.	Any standard
		   passwd file that has	records	seperated with newline and
		   fields seperated by ":" is supported.  First	field is
		   expected to be username and second field, plain or
		   encrypted password. Required.

		       path => '/etc/passwd'
		       path => '/var/www/.htpasswd'

	   o	   flock

		   A boolean to	enable or disable the usage of "flock()".
		   Defaults to "d_flock" in Config.

		       flock =>	0

	   o	   log

		   Any object that supports "debug", "info", "error" and
		   "warn".

		       log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::Passwd')

       o   authenticate( $username, $password )

	   Returns true	on success and false on	failure. Authentication
	   attempts with a username that begins	with a hyphen "-" will always
	   return false.

SEE ALSO
       Authen::Simple.

       Authen::Simple::Password.

       passwd(5).

AUTHOR
       Christian Hansen	"ch@ngmedia.com"

COPYRIGHT
       This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it
       under the same terms as Perl itself.

perl v5.24.1			  2017-07-03	     Authen::Simple::Passwd(3)

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