Add HTTP Login Functionality to Every Trac Page


This patch allows you to make Trac ask for an http authentication on any Trac page, simply by adding '/login' in front of the path of the page that you would like to request.

This patch was made for Trac version 0.9.6.

To find out more about this patch (and on how to configure your web server to work with it), have a look at

Bugs/Feature Requests

Existing bugs and feature requests for HttpLoginViaRedirectPatch are here.

If you have any issues, create a new ticket.


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Download the zipped source from here.


You can check out HttpLoginViaRedirectPatch from here using Subversion, or browse the source with Trac.


If you are asking for the RSS feed of a non-public project, you can call for and you'll be asked to type in your http authentication data (unless you are already logged on) before you'll be (re)directed to the actual RSS feed provided by

Works with every other Trac page, as well.

This can be seen as an answer to Trac ticket t:#540.

Recent Changes

1115 by nik4536 on 2006-08-11 20:02:14

Initial Upload

1114 by nik4536 on 2006-08-11 19:55:24
1113 by nik4536 on 2006-08-11 19:47:38
New hack HttpLoginViaRedirectPatch, created by nik4536


Author: oli2168 & nik4536
Maintainer: nik4536

Last modified 9 months ago Last modified on Nov 23, 2015, 11:18:39 AM