[nSLUG] Apache Authentication Problem
jamie at fifield.ca
Wed Mar 26 14:11:59 AST 2003
What's the contents of "passwords"? And is it readable by the web
On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 01:11:48PM -0400, Vikram wrote:
> Hello all
> I am trying to setup restricted password protected access to a few
> directories on my apache server. I did following:
> 1. Created a password file with the "htpasswd" utility for the people whom I
> wish to give access to the protected directory
> 2. Created following entries in the "httpd.conf" file
> <Directory "/var/www/html/secret">
> AuthType Basic
> AuthName "Restricted Files"
> AuthUserFile /path_to_the_password_file_I_created_above/passwords
> require user webuser
> Saved httpd.conf and restarted httpd service.
> Now when I try to access the secret directory, my browser prompts for
> password again and again, it's not being able to authenticate me. If I hit
> cancel, I get the usual authentication required error.
> Any clues as to where I may have goofed up?
> Thank you.
> Greetings // Vikram
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