Working with LDAP Authentication

Maintaining a separate password file to specify the names of users who can access certain directories on your web server is not the most practical way of implementing decent web server security. It is much more useful if you can maintain the user database somewhere external. One but by far not the only option you can use for this purpose is LDAP authentication. Now, Apache is not aware of any LDAP server by itself fortunately, it isn't that hard to teach Apache that it should use LDAP for...