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REST API does not accept Basic HTTP auth when running through Apache mod_proxy (Bug #463)

Added by Alexey Java at 2011-06-10 08:16 pm. Updated at 2011-12-18 06:34 pm.

Status:Closed Start date:2011-06-10
Priority:Normal Due date:
Assignee:- % Done:


Target version:2.6.0
Remote issue URL: Affected version:


see this thread:
one of Redmine Java API users has complained that valid login&password are not accepted in RedmineManager()

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Revision 6c690814
Added by Holger Just at 2011-12-18 07:30 pm

[#463] Pass through Basic Auth in an FCGI setup


Updated by Holger Just at 2011-09-23 08:08 pm

A working rewrite rule for fcgi is

RewriteCond  !-f
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ dispatch.fcgi [E=X-HTTP_AUTHORIZATION:
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  • Category set to Documentation

Updated by Holger Just at 2011-12-18 06:34 pm

The example htaccess was updated in 6c69081.

Note however, that FCGI is not recommended as an application server. Please use a Rack server like Passenger, Thin, or Unicorn instead.

  • Target version set to 2.6.0
  • Status changed from Open to Closed

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