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RBHTTPAuthBackend 0.3.1

reviewboard http auth module


RBHTTPAuthBackend implements a reviewboard legacy backend to be used with reviewboard - if you have protected your installation with basic http authentication. It allows your users to authenticate with reviewboard using the same credentials as the http authentication they use to access the reviewboard site.


  • Install RBHTTPAuthBackend
  • using pip:

    sudo pip install RBHTTPAuthBackend
  • using easy_install:

    sudo easy_install RBHTTPAuthBackend
  • from source:

    git clone
    cd RBHTTPAuthBackend
    sudo python build install
  • Restart your web server running review board

  • Login in to review board as administrator
    • Go to Admin panel
    • Settings > Authentication
    • In the ‘Authentication method’ drop down, select ‘Legacy Authentication Module’
    • Enter ‘RBHTTPAuthBackend.RBHTTPAuthBackend’ in the ‘Backends’ edit box.
    • Click on ‘Save’
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RBHTTPAuthBackend-0.3.1-py2.7.egg (md5) Python Egg 2.7 2013-04-18 3KB
RBHTTPAuthBackend-0.3.1.tar.gz (md5) Source 2013-04-18 2KB