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NAME

       Authen::Simple::HTTP - Simple HTTP authentication

SYNOPSIS

           use Authen::Simple::HTTP;

           my $http = Authen::Simple::HTTP->new(
               url => 'http://www.host.com/protected'
           );

           if ( $http->authenticate( $username, $password ) ) {
               # successfull authentication
           }

           # or as a mod_perl Authen handler

           PerlModule Authen::Simple::Apache
           PerlModule Authen::Simple::HTTP

           PerlSetVar AuthenSimpleHTTP_url "http://www.host.com/protected"

           <Location /protected>
             PerlAuthenHandler Authen::Simple::HTTP
             AuthType          Basic
             AuthName          "Protected Area"
             Require           valid-user
           </Location>

DESCRIPTION

       Authenticate against an HTTP server.

METHODS

       ·   new

           This method takes a hash of parameters. The following options are valid:

           ·       url

                   Url to authenticate against. Required.

                       url => 'http://www.host.com/protected'

           ·       agent

                   Any object that is a subclass of LWP::UserAgent.

                       agent => LWP::UserAgent->new;

           ·       log

                   Any object that supports "debug", "info", "error" and "warn".

                       log => Log::Log4perl->get_logger('Authen::Simple::HTTP')

       ·   authenticate( $username, $password )

           Returns true on success and false on failure.

SEE ALSO

       Authen::Simple.

       LWP::UserAgent.

       LWPx::ParanoidAgent.

AUTHOR

       Christian Hansen "ch@ngmedia.com"

COPYRIGHT

       This program is free software, you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same
       terms as Perl itself.