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From C...@PROCESS.COM (Rodent of Unusual Size)
Subject Re: denying access without challenging?
Date Thu, 01 Jan 1970 00:00:00 GMT
>From the fingers of Dean Gaudet flowed the following:
>On Tue, 25 Nov 1997, Michael Smith wrote:
>> It is possible in apache to deny access to users without actually
>> prompting them for a username/password.
>No.  There's no magic way for the browser to divine that it's really being
>used by a valid-user except for it to ask the user for their password. 

    Unless, of course, you can do it at a lower level using
    nondiscretionary controls - like IP addresses.  But if you need to
    involve discretionary controls like usernames and passwords, Dean's

    #ken    P-)}

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