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From "Hu, Meng P (Meng Pei)" <meng...@lucent.com>
Subject RE: Apache 1.3.22 Basic Authentication
Date Tue, 30 Apr 2002 15:53:09 GMT
i found out the problem which is i cannot use "Admin" as an user name. I
created the other names, they all work fine.

Thanks for helping.


> ----------
> From: 	Owen Boyle[SMTP:obo@bourse.ch]
> Reply To: 	users@httpd.apache.org
> Sent: 	Tuesday, April 30, 2002 3:24 AM
> To: 	users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: 	Re: Apache 1.3.22 Basic Authentication
> 
> "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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