[smokeping-users] Smokeping htaccess authentication + slave

Tobias Oetiker tobi at oetiker.ch
Wed Jun 25 21:45:17 CEST 2008

Hi Brian,

the simplest way is to use a second copy of smokeping.cgi located
in a non public location where only the slaves connect ... not a
super secure method, but it should get you somewhere ....


Today Brian Talley wrote:

> Hello,
> I originally used simple .htaccess authentication for Smokeping.  After I deployed my first slave
> machine, I disabled authentication because, unless I misdiagnosed the problem, the slave wasn't
> able to authenticate with the master.  I would like to reinstate some sort of authentication
> mechanism.
> Is there a way to use .htaccess with a master/slave setup?  How are others handling authentication?
> Thanks,
> Brian Talley

Tobi Oetiker, OETIKER+PARTNER AG, Aarweg 15 CH-4600 Olten
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