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From "Jacob Coby" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] .htaccess Not Working - Almost got it. . . . .
Date Thu, 17 Oct 2002 22:35:38 GMT
> I used a perl script to encrypted the pass, it did not work, so i wrote it
> in plain text and it worked fine...

Next time you want to insert encrypted passwords into an apache passwords
file, use the htpasswd utility :-)

Since you are storing plaintext passwords, you need to make sure that nobody
else on the server can read it, and that you haven't put it in a public html
directory so that the world+dog can read them.


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