Secondary auth - guidance and configuration help

Valery Kholodkov valery+nginxen at
Wed Apr 3 14:06:44 UTC 2019

Yes, it's achievable with scripting/separate fixture. Requires shared 
storage, like memcached/redis/etc.

On 03-04-19 15:37, Ramachandra Bhaskar via nginx wrote:
> Hello
> We are having a legacy system(say a.b.c.d)   which uses http basic 
> authentication (username/password)
> Currently we are using nginx ingress controller to pass all the requests 
> coming to webserver(say  using kubernetes "auth-url" annotation 
> to the legacy system and if successful we are forwarding to our 
> application server.(say w.s.x.c)
> We want to do few things
> we want a consolidated nginx server(/container) which can use do 
> secondary authentication with legacy system and also cache successful 
> requests.
> is that possible ? We want to reduce number of hits going to legacy 
> system for authentication thats our end goal

Valery Kholodkov
Coldrift Technologies B.V.
Tel.: +31611223927

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