[smokeping-users] Smokeping htaccess authentication + slave

G.W. Haywood ged at jubileegroup.co.uk
Thu Jun 26 08:19:26 CEST 2008

Hi there,

On Wed, 25 Jun 2008, Tobias Oetiker wrote:

> Brian Talley wrote:
> > Is there a way to use .htaccess with a master/slave setup?  How are others handling authentication?
> 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 ....

Why not use a VPN?  You could disable access to all but the VPN's IP
range in the Apache config.  The probes wouldn't need to authenticate
themselves.  OpenVPN for example is very straightforward to set up.



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