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From Owen Boyle <...@bourse.ch>
Subject Re: Apache 1.3.22 Basic Authentication
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2002 08:24:27 GMT
"Hu, Meng P (Meng Pei)" wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> i followed the Apache HTTP Server document to setup the basic authentication
> work on my Apache server with SSL. The following are the procedures :
> 
> 1. Create a password file. I can see the file contains username and
> encrypted password.
> >htpasswd -c /etc/security/local_passwd Admin
> 
> 2. Configure the httpsd.conf file.
> <Directory /apache/htdoc>
>         AuthName "Login Site"
>         AuthType Basic
>         AuthUserFile /etc/security/local_passwd
>         Require valid-user
> </Directory>
> 
> But, i won't be able to login by entering correct username and password. The
> error message in httpsd_error_log is :
> "user Admin authentication failure for /index.html : password mismatch"
> 
> Did i miss anything ?

Are you *really* sure you are typing in the correct password (correct
case etc...). to check, remake the passwd file with a REALLY easy
password, like "abcdef".

Rgds,

Owen Boyle.

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