Re: [greenstone-users] Re:MakingCollectionPrivate

From Duane Milne
Date25 Apr 2003 10:17:40 +1200
Subject Re: [greenstone-users] Re:MakingCollectionPrivate
In-Reply-To (1051220262-869-48-camel-debeultra)
I replied to Varinia directly, but did intend to send this to the

On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 09:37, Duane Milne wrote:
Hello Varinia,

I'm not associated with the Greenstone developers, but I suspect the
reason no one has replied earlier might be because the question is quite
a general one - essentially you're asking "How do I create a
password-protected website"?

Some information that will help the community help you is:

Q1: What operating system will the website be hosted on? Specific
version information helps here - e.g. which Linux distribution and
kernel or which version of Windows.

Q2: Which web-server are you using (e.g. IIS, PWS, Apache)?
Password-protection is implemented in different manners by different web

Q3: Do you have much experience programming web sites and if yes, which
programming language would you prefer to implement your password
protection in?

Q4: How secure does the password protection need to be? Would it be OK
to send "plain text" passwords over the network?


> On Fri, 2003-04-25 at 08:06, varinia monserrat godoy wrote:
> >
> > Hello
> >
> > My name is Varinia Godoy and am a graduate assistant for a professor at
> > the Graduate School of Library and Information Science, UIUC. I am
> > currently working on organizing a number of research documents into a
> > digital library. Since our research is on human subjects privacy is our
> > greatest concern. How can we go about putting a collection on greenstone
> > behind a password? So, basically we only want this collection to be
> > searched by our group members.
> > I realize that your group is quite busy, but this is my second attempt at
> > getting a response. I tried the first time via your online form and now
> > via direct e-mail. I have this sense of urgency because I will be
> > graduating in May and would like for my professor to have this set up
> > before I leave. I hope that you can give me some guidance on the issue. We
> > are really eager to use greenstone for our collection.
> >
> > thank you,
> > Varinia Godoy
> >
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