Can nginx support FastCGI Authorizers?

André Cruz andre.cruz at
Fri Jan 9 12:59:30 MSK 2009

On Jan 9, 2009, at 1:05 , Bryon Roche wrote:

> On Tue, 06 Jan 2009 14:52:24 +0000, André Cruz wrote:
>> I don't think so. I've had no feedback on this.
> Couldn't you use a per or lua or wsgi hook in the mean time?  I  
> believe
> those can handle auth, correct? otherwise,

Maybe, but the applications that I would like to use only support fcgi  

> there's always the source..
> I'm pretty sure you could do it with a module, although you may need  
> to
> implement new hooks into request processing, as if you want to  
> integrate
> it with libevent (i.e. smartly), you will probably need to add the  
> hooks
> into a request to wait on authorizers.

This is probably better done in the fastcgi module itself. After all,  
it is a part of the fcgi specification that is not implemented.


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