[Buildbot-devel] Restricting access to URLs?

Amber Yust ayust at yelp.com
Thu Feb 3 22:25:16 UTC 2011

Using Apache as a proxy is a commonly-used option and has lots of


On Thu, Feb 3, 2011 at 2:14 PM, David Coppit <david at coppit.org> wrote:

> We're looking to restrict access to certain Buildbot URLs based on LDAP
> groups, or IPs in a pinch. The URLs include the build outputs and the
> build pages.
> Does anyone have recommendations on how to do this?
> We noticed there is some LDAP support in Buildbot, but it looks like the
> username and password are passed as GET parameters. (?!) We also want to be
> sure that people don't have to enter credentials for every page.
> Alternatively, we were thinking of setting up Apache as a proxy for BB and
> using its LDAP support. With a little caching we can also improve the
> scalability of the Buildbot UI.
> Thanks and regards,
> David
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