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From "John K. Sterling" <j...@sterls.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Authentication Problem with Apache 2.0
Date Mon, 28 Oct 2002 19:26:07 GMT
what do your logs say?  perhaps mod auth is providing you some useful information
there (like 'couldnt find the user file' or 'user not found' or sumthin)

sterling

>-- Original Message --
>Reply-To: users@httpd.apache.org
>From: John Burski <jburski@cloudnet.com>
>To: users@httpd.apache.org
>Date: 28 Oct 2002 12:12:54 -0600
>Subject: [users@httpd] Authentication Problem with Apache 2.0
>
>
>I've a fresh install of Apache 2.0 on a Red Hat 8.0 machine (installed
>from RPMs).
>
>I'm attempting change the configuration file to restrict access to a
>single directory using the documentation found on the Web site.  I've
>created a password file and have made what appear to be appropriate
>entries in the httpd.conf file.
><snip>
><Directory "/var/www/html/wots">
>   AllowOverride None
>
>   AuthType Basic
>   AuthName "Work Order Tracking"
>   AuthUserFile /var/www/passwd/passwords
>   require user testuser
></Directory>
>
>This works to the point that I am prompted for a user ID and a password,
>but when I enter the appropriate information, the prompt disappears and
>then immediately re-appears.
>
>I'm sure that something very basic is causing this, but I'm at a loss -
>I'm pretty green when it comes to web servers.
>
>Can someone shed some light on this?
>
>Thanks.
>
>
>
>
>
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