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From Marc Slemko <ma...@znep.com>
Subject general/1511: AuthUserFile incorrect path documentation (fwd)
Date Thu, 11 Dec 1997 00:03:42 GMT
For anyone that has ignored this as a docs bug, don't.  I don't think it
is.  If things behave as they say, there is a code bug.

Is it '/' vs '\'?

NoNThere.

---------- Forwarded message ----------
Date: 4 Dec 1997 13:51:10 -0000
From: Fulvio Malfatto <fmal@portfolio.it>
To: apbugs@hyperreal.org
Subject: general/1511: AuthUserFile incorrect path documentation


>Number:         1511
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       AuthUserFile incorrect path documentation
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Thu Dec  4 06:00:01 PST 1997
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     fmal@portfolio.it
>Organization:
apache
>Release:        1.3b3 Windows
>Environment:
Windows 95/NT binary 1.3b3 download
>Description:
About the directives AuthUserFile and AuthGroupFile the manual says :

>How-To-Repeat:

>Fix:

>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:
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>The AuthUserFile directive sets the name of a textual file containing the list of users
and passwords for user authentication.
>Filename is the ABSOLUTE PATH to the user file.

This statement is incorrect 
The path must be  RELATIVE to ServerRoot. EG :
AuthUserFile c:/apache/conf/htpasswd -----> DOES NOT WORK
AuthUserFile conf/htpasswd           -----> IS CORRECT    


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