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AJPv13 Authentication


AJP Authentication expects that requests are pre-authenticated via an external server before arriving at FishEye.

Typically, this would be a web server (e.g. apache) configured to perform password and role checking for a given URL. If successful the server forwards the request to the FishEye server via the AJPv13 protocol.

FishEye Configuration

For FishEye to use AJP authentication the following two values must be configured:

  • The AJP Bind Address must be set per FishEye instance. See also Server Settings
  • The users Auth Type must be set to 'ajp'.

Apache Configuration

Here is one example of how to configure Apache Httpd so that all requests to Apache Httpd for the path /fisheye are forwarded to a FishEye instance on the same machine with an AJP Bind Address of localhost:8009.

Add these lines to your apache configuration:

LoadModule jk_module modules/mod_jk.so
JkWorkersFile /path/to/workers.properties
JkLogFile /var/log/mod_jk.log
JkLogLevel debug
JkLogStampFormat "[%a %b %d %H:%M:%S %Y] "
JkMount /fisheye/* worker1

Then create a file under /path/to/workers.properties and add: