mod_auth_location installation

mod_auth_location provides easy-to-use capability for an Apache web server to authenticate remote user's based on the user's browser location (IP address), e.g. a library kiosk.

  1. Install the module
  2. Configure your system

Install the module

  1. Get the auth_location module tar file
  2. extract the file contents into a directory
  3. cd to the directory
  4. $ configure
  5. $ make
  6. $ make install
  7. Add the module's installer to your httpd.conf, e.g., for apache 2.0

Configure your system

The module has directives that are strictly global. You can, however, define both locations and applications in the global or virtual server configuration to make them available to web pages.