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Old 04-09-2004, 08:08 PM   #1
CodeGeek
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basic auth in apache


i'm running apache 1.3.29 and i'm trying to get authentication setup for a virtualhost. i did what i've always done, create the passwd file and all, but for some reason it's not letting me use a .htaccess file for it...so i'm using httpd.conf, it prompts for username/password but when i try to login, nothing happens. this is what i did:

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root@codegeeks:/usr/local/phpMyAdmin$ htpasswd -c .htpasswd admin
*enter password*
and in the httpd.conf i'm doing this:
Code:
<Directory /usr/local/phpMyAdmin>
    AuthType Basic
    AuthName "phpMyAdmin"
    AuthUserFile /usr/local/phpMyAdmin/.htpasswd
    Require admin
</Directory>
any ideas on how to get this fixed?
 
Old 04-10-2004, 01:12 PM   #2
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I think you want:
require user admin


If you can't use htaccess files then you probably need to change the AllowOverride variable for the directory it is in within httpd.conf
 
Old 04-14-2004, 09:27 AM   #3
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thanks for the help, i forgot about adding user on the Require line. and .htaccess works now, too.

thanks again.
 
  


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