proxy.auth configures one or more authorization schemes.
Each authorization scheme is configured with a list of key/value options. Each scheme must have a unique name which can then be referred to in a listener configuration.
The following types of authorization schemes are available:
file option contains the path to the htpasswd file. The
realm parameter is optional (default is to use the
refresh option can set the htpasswd file refresh interval. Minimal refresh interval is
1s to void busy loop. By default refresh is disabled i.e. set to zero.
Note: removing the htpasswd file will cause all requests to fail with HTTP status code 401 (Unauthorized) until the file is restored.
Supported htpasswd formats are detailed here
# single basic auth scheme name=mybasicauth;type=basic;file=p/creds.file; # single basic auth scheme with refresh interval set to 30 seconds name=mybasicauth;type=basic;file=p/creds.htpasswd;refresh=30s # basic auth with multiple schemes proxy.auth = name=mybasicauth;type=basic;file=p/creds.htpasswd;refresh=30s name=myotherauth;type=basic;file=p/other-creds.htpasswd;realm=myrealm
The default is