Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of TracStandalone


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    8484Use [http://trac-hacks.org/wiki/WindowsServiceScript WindowsServiceScript], available at [http://trac-hacks.org/ Trac Hacks]. Installs, removes, starts, stops, etc. your Trac service.
    8585
     86=== Option 3 ===
     87
     88also cygwin's cygrunsrv.exe can be used:
     89{{{
     90$ cygrunsrv --install tracd --path /cygdrive/c/Python27/Scripts/tracd.exe --args '--port 8000 --env-parent-dir E:\IssueTrackers\Trac\Projects'
     91$ net start tracd
     92}}}
     93
    8694== Using Authentication ==
    8795
    88 Tracd provides support for both Basic and Digest authentication. The default is to use Digest; to use Basic authentication, replace `--auth` with `--basic-auth` in the examples below. (You must still specify a dialogic "realm", which can be an empty string by trailing the BASICAUTH with a comma.)
    89 
     96Tracd allows you to run Trac without the need for Apache, but you can take advantage of Apache's password tools (htpasswd and htdigest) to easily create a password file in the proper format for tracd to use in authentication. (It is also possible to create the password file without htpasswd or htdigest; see below for alternatives)
     97
     98Tracd provides support for both Basic and Digest authentication. Digest is considered more secure. The examples below use Digest; to use Basic authentication, replace `--auth` with `--basic-auth` in the command line.
    9099
    91100The general format for using authentication is:
     
    93102 $ tracd -p port --auth="base_project_dir,password_file_path,realm" project_path
    94103}}}
    95 
    96104where:
    97 
    98105 * '''base_project_dir''': the base directory of the project specified as follows:
    99106   * when serving multiple projects: ''relative'' to the `project_path`
     
    103110 * '''realm''': the realm name (can be anything)
    104111 * '''project_path''': path of the project
    105  * **`--auth`** in the above means use Digest authentication, replace `--auth` with `--basic-auth` if you want to use Basic auth
     112
     113 * **`--auth`** in the above means use Digest authentication, replace `--auth` with `--basic-auth` if you want to use Basic auth.  Although Basic authentication does not require a "realm", the command parser does, so the second comma is required, followed directly by the closing quote for an empty realm name.
    106114
    107115Examples:
     
    127135}}}
    128136
    129 === Using a htpasswd password file ===
     137=== Basic Authorization: Using a htpasswd password file ===
    130138This section describes how to use `tracd` with Apache .htpasswd files.
    131139
     140  Note: It is necessary (at least with Python 2.6) to install the fcrypt package in order to
     141  decode some htpasswd formats.  Trac source code attempt an `import crypt` first, but there
     142  is no such package for Python 2.6. Only `SHA-1` passwords (since Trac 1.0) work without this module.
     143
    132144To create a .htpasswd file use Apache's `htpasswd` command (see [#GeneratingPasswordsWithoutApache below] for a method to create these files without using Apache):
    133 
    134145{{{
    135146 $ sudo htpasswd -c /path/to/env/.htpasswd username
     
    141152
    142153Then to start `tracd` run something like this:
    143 
    144154{{{
    145155 $ tracd -p 8080 --basic-auth="projectdirname,/fullpath/environmentname/.htpasswd,realmname" /fullpath/environmentname
     
    147157
    148158For example:
    149 
    150159{{{
    151160 $ tracd -p 8080 --basic-auth="testenv,/srv/tracenv/testenv/.htpasswd,My Test Env" /srv/tracenv/testenv
    152161}}}
    153 
    154162''Note:'' You might need to pass "-m" as a parameter to htpasswd on some platforms (OpenBSD).
    155163
    156 === Using a htdigest password file ===
     164=== Digest authentication: Using a htdigest password file ===
    157165
    158166If you have Apache available, you can use the htdigest command to generate the password file. Type 'htdigest' to get some usage instructions, or read [http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/programs/htdigest.html this page] from the Apache manual to get precise instructions.  You'll be prompted for a password to enter for each user that you create.  For the name of the password file, you can use whatever you like, but if you use something like `users.htdigest` it will remind you what the file contains. As a suggestion, put it in your <projectname>/conf folder along with the [TracIni trac.ini] file.
    159167
    160 Note that you can start tracd without the --auth argument, but if you click on the ''Login'' link you will get an error.
     168Note that you can start tracd without the `--auth` argument, but if you click on the ''Login'' link you will get an error.
    161169
    162170=== Generating Passwords Without Apache ===
    163171
    164 If you don't have Apache available, you can use this simple Python script to generate your passwords:
     172Basic Authorization can be accomplished via this [http://aspirine.org/htpasswd_en.html online HTTP Password generator] which also supports `SHA-1`.  Copy the generated password-hash line to the .htpasswd file on your system. Note that Windows Python lacks the "crypt" module that is the default hash type for htpasswd ; Windows Python can grok MD5 password hashes just fine and you should use MD5.
     173
     174You can use this simple Python script to generate a '''digest''' password file:
    165175
    166176{{{
     
    196206}}}
    197207
    198 Note: If you use the above script you must use the --auth option to tracd, not --basic-auth, and you must set the realm in the --auth value to 'trac' (without the quotes). Example usage (assuming you saved the script as trac-digest.py):
     208Note: If you use the above script you must set the realm in the `--auth` argument to '''`trac`'''. Example usage (assuming you saved the script as trac-digest.py):
    199209
    200210{{{
     
    203213}}}
    204214
    205 
    206 Note: If you would like to use --basic-auth you need to use htpasswd tool from apache server to generate .htpasswd file. The remaining part is similar but make sure to use empty realm (i.e. coma after path). Make sure to use -m option for it.  If you do not have Apache, [trac:source:/tags/trac-0.11/contrib/htpasswd.py htpasswd.py] may help.  (Note that it requires a `crypt` or `fcrypt` module; see the source comments for details.)
    207 
    208 It is possible to use md5sum utility to generate digest-password file using such method:
    209 {{{
    210  $ printf "${user}:trac:${password}" | md5sum - >>user.htdigest
    211 }}}
    212 and manually delete " -" from the end and add "${user}:trac:" to the start of line from 'to-file'.
     215==== Using `md5sum`
     216It is possible to use `md5sum` utility to generate digest-password file:
     217{{{
     218user=
     219realm=
     220password=
     221path_to_file=
     222echo ${user}:${realm}:$(printf "${user}:${realm}:${password}" | md5sum - | sed -e 's/\s\+-//') > ${path_to_file}
     223}}}
    213224
    214225== Reference ==
     
    228239  -b HOSTNAME, --hostname=HOSTNAME
    229240                        the host name or IP address to bind to
    230   --protocol=PROTOCOL   http|scgi|ajp
     241  --protocol=PROTOCOL   http|scgi|ajp|fcgi
    231242  -q, --unquote         unquote PATH_INFO (may be needed when using ajp)
    232   --http10              use HTTP/1.0 protocol version (default)
    233   --http11              use HTTP/1.1 protocol version instead of HTTP/1.0
     243  --http10              use HTTP/1.0 protocol version instead of HTTP/1.1
     244  --http11              use HTTP/1.1 protocol version (default)
    234245  -e PARENTDIR, --env-parent-dir=PARENTDIR
    235246                        parent directory of the project environments
     
    238249  -r, --auto-reload     restart automatically when sources are modified
    239250  -s, --single-env      only serve a single project without the project list
    240 }}}
     251  -d, --daemonize       run in the background as a daemon
     252  --pidfile=PIDFILE     when daemonizing, file to which to write pid
     253  --umask=MASK          when daemonizing, file mode creation mask to use, in
     254                        octal notation (default 022)
     255  --group=GROUP         the group to run as
     256  --user=USER           the user to run as
     257}}}
     258
     259Use the -d option so that tracd doesn't hang if you close the terminal window where tracd was started.
    241260
    242261== Tips ==
     
    267286See also [trac:TracOnWindowsIisAjp], [trac:TracNginxRecipe].
    268287
     288=== Authentication for tracd behind a proxy
     289It is convenient to provide central external authentication to your tracd instances, instead of using {{{--basic-auth}}}. There is some discussion about this in #9206.
     290
     291Below is example configuration based on Apache 2.2, mod_proxy, mod_authnz_ldap.
     292
     293First we bring tracd into Apache's location namespace.
     294
     295{{{
     296<Location /project/proxified>
     297        Require ldap-group cn=somegroup, ou=Groups,dc=domain.com
     298        Require ldap-user somespecificusertoo
     299        ProxyPass http://localhost:8101/project/proxified/
     300        # Turns out we don't really need complicated RewriteRules here at all
     301        RequestHeader set REMOTE_USER %{REMOTE_USER}s
     302</Location>
     303}}}
     304
     305Then we need a single file plugin to recognize HTTP_REMOTE_USER header as valid authentication source. HTTP headers like '''HTTP_FOO_BAR''' will get converted to '''Foo-Bar''' during processing. Name it something like '''remote-user-auth.py''' and drop it into '''proxified/plugins''' directory:
     306{{{
     307#!python
     308from trac.core import *
     309from trac.config import BoolOption
     310from trac.web.api import IAuthenticator
     311
     312class MyRemoteUserAuthenticator(Component):
     313
     314    implements(IAuthenticator)
     315
     316    obey_remote_user_header = BoolOption('trac', 'obey_remote_user_header', 'false',
     317               """Whether the 'Remote-User:' HTTP header is to be trusted for user logins
     318                (''since ??.??').""")
     319
     320    def authenticate(self, req):
     321        if self.obey_remote_user_header and req.get_header('Remote-User'):
     322            return req.get_header('Remote-User')
     323        return None
     324
     325}}}
     326
     327Add this new parameter to your TracIni:
     328{{{
     329...
     330[trac]
     331...
     332obey_remote_user_header = true
     333...
     334}}}
     335
     336Run tracd:
     337{{{
     338tracd -p 8101 -r -s proxified --base-path=/project/proxified
     339}}}
     340
     341Note that if you want to install this plugin for all projects, you have to put it in your [TracPlugins#Plugindiscovery global plugins_dir] and enable it in your global trac.ini.
     342
     343Global config (e.g. `/srv/trac/conf/trac.ini`):
     344{{{
     345[components]
     346remote-user-auth.* = enabled
     347[inherit]
     348plugins_dir = /srv/trac/plugins
     349[trac]
     350obey_remote_user_header = true
     351}}}
     352
     353Environment config (e.g. `/srv/trac/envs/myenv`):
     354{{{
     355[inherit]
     356file = /srv/trac/conf/trac.ini
     357}}}
     358
    269359=== Serving a different base path than / ===
    270360Tracd supports serving projects with different base urls than /<project>. The parameter name to change this is