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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: help on htaccess/htpasswd
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2002 16:28:29 GMT

On Thu, 28 Mar 2002, LeTortorec, Jean-Louis wrote:
> 	AuthUserFile /.../html/.htpasswd
> 	AuthGroupFile /dev/null
> 	AuthName "My folder"
> 	AuthType Basic
> 	<Limit GET POST>
> 	require valid-user
> 	</Limit>

Please take whatever documentation you are using and throw it away.  It is
giving you bad advice.  Some good documentation is available here:

Some problems I see:
1. Don't place the password file in a web-accessible directory.
2. Don't use <Limit GET POST> and </Limit>.  They are unnecessary and
possibly a security risk.
3. You probably need to read:


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