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From Ben Laurie <>
Subject Re: Disabling auth
Date Wed, 20 Jan 1999 21:25:53 GMT
Dirk-Willem van Gulik wrote:
> If you have
>         Docroot /somewhere
>         <Directory /somewhere/xxx>
>         AuthType Basic
>         require valid-user
>         </Directory>
> But then wish to map out a single file or URL from that
> protected space, i.e. with something like
>         <Location /test.xx>
>         ?
>         </Location>
>         <File /somewhere/test.xx>
>         ?
>         </File>
> There seems to be no way to switch off the 'Auth' required 'valid-user' you
> defined in the directory setting. Obviously you can use Rewrite or Alias to
> map it to some other directory tree, but I could not see a clean way to switch
> auth off.
> Am I way wrong and missing something ? Before I race off and implement a
> patch to do either 'AuthType NONE' or add a no-require directive.

You can do it with "allow from any" (or is it all?) and the directive
I've forgotten that lets that override "require".

I'll figure out what I really mean if that isn't enough of a clue.




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