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From Layne Meier <lme...@ajc.com>
Subject Re: Need help with password
Date Tue, 02 Apr 2002 17:43:49 GMT
Thank you all for your response.  Joshua was absolutely correct in his 
diagnosis.  I added the UseCanonicalName off setting within the 
"<VirtualHost>" area of the httpd.conf file and it now only prompts me 
for a single login.

Thank you,
Layne Meier


On Tuesday, April 2, 2002, at 11:47 AM, Joshua Slive wrote:

>
> On Tue, 2 Apr 2002, Horner, Jonathan J. (JH8)  wrote:
>
>> Browsers store username/password pairs in such a way as they can be
>> referenced via a "Realm" or server name.  The AuthName in this case 
>> will
>> specify realm.  If you have Realms nested in one page (images from one
>> realm, html from another), you will have to log into both realms.  
>> Next time
>> you go through both logins, make sure the realm names are the same for 
>> each
>> login.  The AuthName directive for both of those directories need to 
>> be the
>> same if you want one login to handle both.
>>
>> If you have the same realm name for both and the AuthName specified in 
>> the
>> login dialog are the same, look at the <Limit...> directive.  Those 
>> really
>> aren't very good, and could cause trouble in some instances.  I'd 
>> leave them
>> off, if I were you.
>>
>
> Everything you've said is true, but the problem in this particular case
> is almost surely the one addressed here:
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html#prompted-twice
>
> Joshua.
>
>
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