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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: problem authenticicating ~user
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2002 21:58:22 GMT

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, Darryl Cook wrote:
> If I use a browser and go to http://www.server.here/u/css/username
> everything works great.  The browser prompts for a username and password
> like it should.  However if i point the browser to
> http://www.server.here/~username it bypasses the authenication entirely
> even though it is located at the same spot as the example above.

Please show us the exact configuration you are using.  My guess is either:

1. You are using .htaccess and you don't have AllowOverride set correctly.
or
2. You are setting things in a <Location> section, whereas you should be
using a <Directory> section.

Joshua.


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