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Old 02-22-2011, 10:53 AM   #1
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Question BackupPC Basic Setup (13)Permission denied: Could not open password file: /etc/Backup

I am having problems gaining access to the BackupPC admin web page.

The error:

[Tue Feb 22 16:43:59 2011] [error] [client] (13)Permission denied: Could not open password file: /etc/BackupPC/htpasswd
[Tue Feb 22 16:43:59 2011] [error] [client] access to /backuppc failed, reason: verification of user id 'myhtaccessuser' not configured
Why is this occuring, is there anyway of getting around this?

I just cant remember originally on my old system how I set this up.

Any helps appreciated in advance,
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Old 02-24-2011, 03:18 AM   #3
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That clearly wouldnt work and it doesnt.

If I repeat again it says:
Could not open password file: /etc/BackupPC/htpasswd
It's something to do with it not being able to open the file, not about any of that guide at all, has anyone got an idea as to how to set this up properly?

Thanks in advance,
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Sounds very much like permission problems on the file.

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