Implement external authentication modules for nginx

  • Study the central identity management and its role in enterprise IT deployments.
  • Study open-source identity and authentication provider FreeIPA.
  • Study web application authentication setup described at http://www.freeipa.org/page/Web_App_Authentication which uses Apache httpd modules mod_intercept_form_submit and mod_lookup_identity.
  • Study HTTP server nginx and its internals and module system.
  • Implement modules to achieve the same authentication setup on nginx like the one described above.
  • Work with nginx upstream to get the code changes to the upstream project.
  • Document the changes and the result.
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Implement external authentication modules for nginx