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From George Gallen <ggal...@slackinc.com>
Subject RE: .htaccess on cgi-bin
Date Mon, 08 Jul 2002 19:31:53 GMT
did you also put in a new .htpasswd, or point it
to your master .htpasswd?

George

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Doug Groves [mailto:groups@valis.net]
>Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 3:30 PM
>To: users@httpd.apache.org
>Subject: RE: .htaccess on cgi-bin
>
>
>Just another note...
>
>It's still not working.  I've also installed a mail 
>administration program,
>which wants to use .htaccess to control usage.  When I try to 
>access that
>that CGI, I am not prompted for a password, and the script 
>comes back with
>the following...
>
>----
>Authentication Failed Username unknown
>
>XXXadmin was unable to determine your username, which
>means your webserver is improperly configured to run
>with this CGI.  For security reasons, this script
>will not run without Apache htaccess lists.
>----
>
>The .htaccess file is configured similarly to the one listed 
>below, although
>in a different directory.  I've gone through quite a few 
>tutorials and docs
>now, and it looks like I have everything running correctly.
>
>I've also tried turning the global AllowOverride on and off in 
>httpd.conf,
>with no change of course I restarted the server each time :) .
>
>This has become quite the annoying little bugaboo for me.  
>I've done it in
>the past (a couple of years ago), but now no dice...
>
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Doug Groves [mailto:groups@valis.net]
>Sent: Monday, July 08, 2002 1:46 PM
>To: users@httpd.apache.org
>Subject: .htaccess on cgi-bin
>
>
>Hi,
>
>I'm having problems using .htaccess files to control access 
>into sub-dirs of
>the server's cg-bin dir.
>
>Running Apache 1.3.26 under FreeBSD 4.5
>
>In httpd.conf, I've set the following up...
>
>   <Directory "/usr/local/www/cgi-bin/testcgi">
>	deny from all
>	Options ExecCGI
>	AllowOverride AuthConfig
>	Order deny, allow
>	Allow from xxx.xxx.xxx. (from local IP block only)
>   </Directory>
>
>the .htaccess file reads like this...
>
>   AuthType Basic
>   AuthUserFile /usr/local/apache/conf/testcgi.passwd
>   AuthName TestCGI
>   require user admin
>   satisfy any
>
>I've also created the testcgi.passwd file, with the user name 
>admin, and the
>password.  When I surf to the box from another on the local 
>network, I don't
>even get asked for a user name/password and I can gain access 
>to the the
>CGIs
>within.  This also happens on the local machine.
>
>I'm in the process of building a server to replace the current one, and
>haven't
>been doing any of this for a couple of years.  Now I'm back at 
>it, and I've
>checked docs.  Am I missing something in my conf files that 
>isn't letting
>htaccess
>to kick in?
>
>Thanks in advance,
>Doug
>
>
>
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