[Mono-list] mod_mono and user dirs

Torstensson, Patrik patrik.torstensson@intel.com
Wed, 12 Mar 2003 02:30:52 -0800

You could also make a HttpModule that checks for /~<user and translate's
that into a correct path (that could be saved in web.config or other cfg


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Daniel Lopez [mailto:daniel@rawbyte.com] 
> Sent: Wednesday, March 12, 2003 11:14 AM
> To: mono-list@ximian.com
> Subject: [Mono-list] mod_mono and user dirs
> Miguel suggested to allow individual users to be able to run their
> own .aspx pages from their home directories.
> In Apache, you can use the UserDir configuration directive to 
> tell the web
> server that when 
> http://www.example.com/~userfoo/index.aspx is requested, it 
> should return
> /home/userfoo/public_html/index.aspx
> But in ASP.NET, all requests go thru an ApplicationHost, that 
> has a virtual
> path and a physical path, which are different for each user. 
> I have thought
> of the following implementation possibilities:
> - Detect that a user directory is being requested and create 
> an application
> host on the fly for that user
> - Create an ApplicationHost that is shared by all users, but modify
> HttpWorkerRequest so when the translated path is requested, 
> it will return
> the appropriate user directory with public_html inserted in 
> the right place.
> I am not entirely satisfied with these, specially because I 
> dont know if b)
> will have some unwanted side effects
> Do you have any suggestions on the best way to approach this 
> or a link to
> relevant discussion/info?
> I am posting this to some ASP.NET groups, but since they are 
> windows centric
> I dont think they will know what I am talking about :-)
> Cheers
> Daniel
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