Monthly Archives: December 2011

HTTP basic authentication in rails to protect staging server

Sometimes, you may need to protect your staging server from outside world. It can be done easily by using http basic authentication in rails3. I did following things to use HTTP basic authentication to protect my staging server: YML file with username and password pair: devuser: devpasstestuser: testuserpass Loaded YML data from application initializer: HTTP_AUTH_USERS…

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