CSL: FAQs and Other Info

CSL: FAQs and Other Info

Frequently Asked Questions


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Remote access options

Common security issues

Controlling access to web material

  • Understanding the operation and use of Duke's search engine.
  • A primer on htaccess files, the basis for access control on the web.
  • Using basic authentication, the most flexible method, allowing access for non-Duke-affiliated users, but the most cumbersome, management-wise.
  • Using Shibboleth, which allows easy access to any Duke-affiliated person, with little management required.
  • Using Webauth, a deprecated protocol, similar to Shibboleth, and still required for some legacy operations.

See Also: CSL Security Page