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Old 12-20-2003, 10:39 AM   #1
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.htaccess / .htpasswd inq

hello everybody

Trying to learn/ implement .htaccess / .htpasswd...

example folder .htaccess: /wwwfolder/admin_folder

to protect the admin_folder i have the following
.htaccess file content
AuthUserFile /root folder/dirfolder(locating of .htpasswd)
AuthName "Locked Area"
AuthType Basic
Require smith

<Directory "/public_html/"
AllowOverride options


- does .htaccess present a login screen or does it present a error message such as "internal server error" which what i'm getting right now.

Last edited by Robin01; 12-20-2003 at 10:44 AM.
Old 12-20-2003, 05:36 PM   #2
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Whats up with the line that says:

Require smith

You should just put there: Require Validuser

And then did you create the user with the htpasswd command? Then a restart on apache when changing the configuration file? If done correctly, it should pop up the login screen from the browser, usually the boring gray default login screen, etc.


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