[mythtv-users] MythWeb Access Help

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Aug 9 06:35:47 UTC 2007


On 08/08/2007 08:45 PM, Brad DerManouelian wrote:
> Can someone help me figure out how to restrict access to certain  
> areas of MythWeb?
>
> My mythweb install is internet-accessible. Right now I'm using  
> an .htaccess file at the root of the mythweb directory to limit  
> access to only valid users. I want to give access to my music library  
> to my kids, but I don't want them messing with scheduling or  
> streaming video or anything like that. Initially, I want to have two  
> levels of security. One that allows full control of everything in  
> mythweb and it's children and one that only allows access to mythweb/ 
> music/. Any ideas on the best way to implement this (also without  
> having to log in twice if I log in with my account and want to listen  
> to music)? I'm using Apache 2.2.4.

Better start writing the PHP support for users into MythWeb.  Really, to
do it right, you should first write the C++ multi-user support for
MythTV (mythbackend/mythfrontend).  Only then will you be able to
integrate MythWeb's functionality into the multi-user MythTV appropriately.

Mike


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