Bugzilla is server software designed to help you manage software development.

Bugzilla can authenticate a user with HTTP headers, and auto-create its account with a few information:

  • User ID

  • Email

  • Real name


Bugzilla administration

In Bugzilla administration interface, go in Parameters » User authentication

Then set:

  • auth_env_id: HTTP_AUTH_USER

  • auth_env_email: HTTP_AUTH_MAIL

  • auth_env_realname: HTTP_AUTH_CN

  • user_info_class: Env or Env,CGI

Bugzilla virtual host

Configure Bugzilla virtual host like other protected virtual host.

  • For Apache:

<VirtualHost *:80>
       ServerName bugzilla.example.com

       PerlHeaderParserHandler Lemonldap::NG::Handler


  • For Nginx:

server {
  listen 80;
  server_name bugzilla.example.com;
  root /path/to/application;
  # Internal authentication request
  location = /lmauth {
    include /etc/nginx/fastcgi_params;
    fastcgi_pass unix:/var/run/llng-fastcgi-server/llng-fastcgi.sock;
    # Drop post data
    fastcgi_pass_request_body  off;
    fastcgi_param CONTENT_LENGTH "";
    # Keep original hostname
    fastcgi_param HOST $http_host;
    # Keep original request (LL::NG server will receive /lmauth)
    fastcgi_param X_ORIGINAL_URI  $original_uri;

  # Client requests
  location / {
    auth_request /lmauth;
    set $original_uri $uri$is_args$args;
    auth_request_set $lmremote_user $upstream_http_lm_remote_user;
    auth_request_set $lmlocation $upstream_http_location;
    error_page 401 $lmlocation;
    try_files $uri $uri/ =404;


    include /etc/lemonldap-ng/nginx-lua-headers.conf;
  location / {
    try_files $uri $uri/ =404;

Bugzilla virtual host in Manager

Go to the Manager and create a new virtual host for Bugzilla.

Configure the rules.

Configure the following header.

  • Auth-User: $uid

  • Auth-Mail: $mail

  • Auth-Cn: $cn