Webapp - Apache Basic-Auth


I am using ZCP for years and I am trying to migrate to Kopano, but there is one problem, I could not solve.

I am using short-time passwords to access Webaccess from external devices. In the past, I was just using a .htaccess-file in a second webapp instance:


AuthUserFile /var/www/webapphttps/.htpasswd
AuthGroupFile /dev/null
AuthName "Safety First"
AuthType Basic
<Limit GET>
require valid-user

…and in server.cfg:

local_admin_users       = root vmail www-data kopano

With webaccess 2, that was possible, but now, there is just and endless “loop” with the Kopano logo instead of a login.

Can you give me a hint on what I could try?

Thank you

Hello @Stril ,

one word of advice: giving your webserver admin permissions in Kopano is not really “safety first”.

I’d rather recommend to create a client ssl certificate and specifically authenticate webapp with this one.

That said I don’t think i don’t think the loop is because of the auth. you should check your browsers error console for some additional hints. maybe @marty has some more ideas here then.


Thank you for your answer.

I started the browser console. I can only see one message after some seconds:

VM42 kopano.js?version= POST http://IP-ADDR/webapphttps/kopano.php?subsystem=webapp_1500930205177 401 (Unauthorized)

Do you have any idea, why there is “Unauthorized” after the successful auth? Apache Log shows the right username…


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