[hobbit] restricting access to hobbit

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Thu Nov 15 16:02:00 CET 2007

The default Apache configuration that Hobbit makes for you will specify
requiring HTTP logins for the cgisec directory. Is this what you're looking

On 11/14/07, Phil Wild <philwild at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I am looking at setting up hobbit to manage two groups of hosts. I would
> prefer to just deploy one hobbit installation for both groups. For most of
> the hobbit web pages, Apache security solves a lot of the browsing issues
> but the cgi-bin executables and menus are the problem.
> I want to make sure one group don't have access to see or make changes to
> the other groups hosts.
> The areas I see a problem with are:
> hobbit-enadis.sh
> bb-findhost.sh
> hobbit-confreport.sh
> I would like to restrict the above to only work with a subset of hosts
> (perhaps a tag in the bbhosts file)
> The reports generate web pages on the fly and drop the user at the top
> level page which is not what I would prefer (each group have their own top
> level page etc.)
> All nongreen view is also an issue
> and lastly, manually modifying the URL based on bb-hostsvc.sh to get to a
> web page for a host in the other groups list is also a problem.
> Any ideas how I can address this?
> Thanks
> Phil

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