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About: DACS (Distributed Access Control System) is a light-weight single sign-on and role-based access control system for web servers and server-based software.

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If you are interested in dacscheck(1)[7] or the general-purpose DACS utilities (e.g., dacshttp(1)[8], If you are interested in dacscheck(1)[7] or the general-purpose DACS utilities (e.g., dacshttp(1)[8],
sslclient(1)[9]) but are not interested in web services or Apache, re fer to the instructions in sslclient(1)[9]) but are not interested in web services or Apache, re fer to the instructions in
dacs.install(7)[4]. dacs.install(7)[4].
The DACS home page is at https://dacs.dss.ca. DACS was hosted as a Sourc eForge[10] project at The DACS home page is at https://dacs.dss.ca. DACS was hosted as a Sourc eForge[10] project at
https://sourceforge.net/projects/dacs, but that has not been used since 2 013. https://sourceforge.net/projects/dacs, but that has not been used since 2 013.
Supported Platforms Supported Platforms
DACS is currently developed and tested: DACS is currently developed and tested:
· with Apache 2.4.46 (2.0.X and 2.2.X releases, which were once support ed, are now deprecated and · with Apache 2.4.48 (2.0.X and 2.2.X releases, which were once support ed, are now deprecated and
untested) untested)
· on platforms: · on platforms:
· FreeBSD[11] 12.2 (amd64) · FreeBSD[11] 13.0 (amd64)
· CentOS[12] 7.9 (x86_64, Linux 3.10, built from Red Hat Enterpris e Linux[13] 7) · CentOS[12] 7.9 (x86_64, Linux 3.10, built from Red Hat Enterpris e Linux[13] 7)
· macOS Big Sur[14] 11.1 (Intel Core i7, x86_64) · macOS Big Sur[14] 11.4 (Intel Core i7, x86_64)
· mainly using GCC 8.4 (and newer), but also recent Clang/LLVM comp ilers (e.g., Apple clang version · mainly using GCC 8.4 (and newer), but also recent Clang/LLVM comp ilers (e.g., Apple clang version
11.0.3) 11.0.3)
· using recent Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Internet Explorer brows ers · using recent Firefox, Safari, Chrome, and Internet Explorer brows ers
Important Important
DACS 1.4.40 was the final version to officially support the Apache 2. 2 series. Future releases of DACS DACS 1.4.40 was the final version to officially support the Apache 2. 2 series. Future releases of DACS
are not maintained, tested, or documented with Apache 2.2 series serv ers. are not maintained, tested, or documented with Apache 2.2 series serv ers.
FreeBSD 12.2 is the primary development platform. For this reason, refere nces to Unix manual pages FreeBSD 13.0 is the primary development platform. For this reason, refere nces to Unix manual pages
throughout the DACS documentation cite the FreeBSD documentation. This sh ould not matter much if you are throughout the DACS documentation cite the FreeBSD documentation. This sh ould not matter much if you are
using a different platform, but keep this in mind. using a different platform, but keep this in mind.
Most DACS installations are on Linux or FreeBSD platforms. Support for ma cOS is provided not because we Most DACS installations are on Linux or FreeBSD platforms. Support for ma cOS is provided not because we
expect DACS to be widely deployed on that system but because it has prove d valuable in discovering expect DACS to be widely deployed on that system but because it has prove d valuable in discovering
portability and configuration issues and for revealing bugs that sometime s go unnoticed on the two primary portability and configuration issues and for revealing bugs that sometime s go unnoticed on the two primary
platforms. platforms.
Because the community-supported rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Cent OS 8, will not be maintained past Because the community-supported rebuild of Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Cent OS 8, will not be maintained past
the end of 2021[15] but CentOS 7 will continue in a supported maintenance state until 2024[16], the the end of 2021[15] but CentOS 7 will continue in a supported maintenance state until 2024[16], the
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41. support page 41. support page
https://dacs.dss.ca/support.html https://dacs.dss.ca/support.html
42. PASSWORD_DIGEST 42. PASSWORD_DIGEST
http://dacs.dss.ca/man/dacs.conf.5.html#PASSWORD_DIGEST http://dacs.dss.ca/man/dacs.conf.5.html#PASSWORD_DIGEST
43. let us know 43. let us know
https://www.dss.ca/contactus.html https://www.dss.ca/contactus.html
DACS 1.4.45 01/20/2021 DACS.README(7) DACS 1.4.46 06/08/2021 DACS.README(7)
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