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From Owen Boyle <>
Subject Re: Authentication
Date Fri, 15 Feb 2002 08:22:29 GMT
Renato wrote:
> Hi...
> I´ve got to provide access to some customers, so I want to use Apache´s
> Authentication.
> I followed the instructions about the .htaccess and htpasswd files and I
> changed the access.conf file, but the server doesn´t require the
> authentication.

There are a few things you need to do to get authorisation running - did
you allow the .htaccess file to override the apache config? You do this
with: (in httpd.conf)

<Directory /dir/you/want/to/authorise>
  AllowOverride all

but read the docs for this directive to understand what it does.


Owen Boyle.

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