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help with security
I recently began using GForum and DBManMysql on what started out strictly as an intra-net. I have cgi scripts as well as the GT products. I don't see how I can use GT tools (out of the box) to protect the non-GT areas.

I've tried to make head/tails out of some of the CPAN modules such as Auth::Cookie without much luck.

I'd like someone to set-up/hand-hold me through setting things up so that anyone who stumbles upon my site will need to get authenticated and authorized before they can enter.

My timeline is soon, but not urgent.


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Hi Bob,

The most secure option would be a .htaccess/.htpasswd combo. Here is a quick tutorial on how to set it up: http://hoohoo.ncsa.uiuc.edu/...ials/user.html#basic. Set this up in your web root and hand out passwords to people who need them. It wouldn't be too difficult to create a script for people to change their passwords once they are logged in either.