[Zope] Basic Authentication Realm
Sat, 8 Mar 2003 13:34:02 +0000
Browser Friendly Message via Basic Authentication (Zope/exUserFolder)
I want to set a realm for a part of a site. Basically, I have two directories,
one for category A users and one for category B users.
I want the accesses to each to be identified as a different realm, so that
Basic authentication can be used to login to both areas with different
credentials, and also so that the message displayed in the browser is
I have found that I can set the realm for a Zope instances via Z_REALM or
__bobo_realm__. However, I do not seem to be able to set it for a directory
It appears that I can set the variable response.realm, if I have some python
which is called. I am using exUserFolder, so my code is never called if the
security check fails, which prevents me from setting the variable.
My web-site is hosted (by amaze.nl), so I would rather not have to change
I would appreciate any solutions or advice from anyone on the list.