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Old 11-21-2005, 09:11 AM   #1
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Apache on fedora core 3, how to configure diferent domains & security


I'm trying to setup my webserver (itś a test server for my company)
but i ran into a few problems,

1) i use php admin which needs to be htacces protected... but i can't seem to find any settings how to protect it with linux password & username...

2) i currently have 3 diferent domains and i want to point them to 3 diferent directoryś

the directory's are:

.nl ( i can't post urlś yet but it is compnetix infront of every extention)

.com ( i can't post urlś yet but it is compnetix infront of every extention)

.net ( i can't post urlś yet but it is compnetix infront of every extention)

is this possable? if so... how?

i'm not that good in linux.. so i really hope you can explain it to me in a easy way...

thanks already,
Old 11-22-2005, 06:02 PM   #2
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This, and other documentation, available from the apache web site.

to use your Fedora Login, which I believe uses PAM try this which I found by searching for .htaccess pam in google.
mod auth PAM
This is probably above what you need to get into if you only have a few users. Instead just use basic authentication built into APACHE. Do be warned however that basic auth is horribly insecure unless it is done over an ssl connection. I imagine, though I don't' know for sure, that mod_ssl is built into fedora. I'm sure someone else will chime in here with better distro specific info than mine, but for now I would check out the above excellent tutorials.

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