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AllowVars

AllowVars specifies one or more special variables that can be included in starting point URLs. These variables are included in a starting point URL using a caret (^) followed by a single-letter variable. The primary purpose for this directive is to support authentication to eBooks Library.

AllowVars is a position-dependent config.txt directive that interacts with database stanzas.

Qualifiers
Qualifier Description
u The letter u is replaced by the username used to log into EZproxy.
0-9 Single digits 0 through 9 are replaced by values established with the UsrVar authentication directive.
Syntax
AllowVars [u| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9],[[u| 0| 1| 2| 3| 4| 5| 6| 7| 8| 9]…]
Example

Typical configuration for eBooks Library.

Title Ebook Library
AllowVars u
EncryptVar u astringyoupick
EBLSecret D34A9B3C28F1
URL {{"http://www.yourlib.elib.com/EBLWeb/patron/"}}
DJ {{"elib.com"}}
Related directives
EncryptVAR, UsrVar
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