Hello, I don't know about doing a native module in Java but there are lots of modules that let you use an external to the web server authentication scheme. Here are two from the 89 hits a search for "auth" on modules.apache.org returned: http://modules.apache.org/search?id=268 http://modules.apache.org/search?id=281 A search for "java" revealed these: http://modules.apache.org/search?id=655 This one should let you export REMOTE_USER http://modules.apache.org/search?id=240 Good luck, -Carl Edwards > -----Original Message----- > From: Kelly Hallman [mailto:khallman at ultrafancy.com] > Sent: Wednesday, April 14, 2004 10:17 AM > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org > Subject: [thelist] Writing an Apache Module ..in Java? > > > Ok, this is a stab in the dark.. I think I know the answer, > but thought > maybe some remote experts could confirm... > > Is it possible to write an Apache module in Java? > > Fact: I have a Java object which provides authentication > utility. This > object being Java is, unfortunately, non-negotiable. It's > developed using > some proprietary, commercial Java-only crypto libraries. > Good or bad, that > is a fact of life here, and reverse-engineering is also not > an option. > > . > . > .