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From Future Shock Business Solutions <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] htpasswd and Multple sub-directories
Date Wed, 20 Nov 2002 03:30:03 GMT

From: "Joseph A Nagy Jr" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, November 19, 2002 9:01 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] htpasswd and Multple sub-directories

> Chris Meadors wrote:
> > Joseph A Nagy Jr wrote:
> >
> <snip>
> >
> > Why don't you make it so that all the protected directories have a
> > common parent directory?  Then you can put an .htaccess (that controls
> > the access to the directory, .htpasswd is just a common name for the
> > file that contains the usernames/passwords) in that one directory.  Try,
> > protected, members, registered, something to that effect as your parent
> > directory.
> >
> *L* Good question. This site is a replica of another one of my websites,
and when I transferred them
> over, I kept the directory structure intact, although I could make one
.htaccess and cp it into the
> appropriate directories.
> I really have limited exp using .htaccess files, so I wouldn't know how to
word it (yes, I'm asking
> for at least help in setting up the answer), I would appreciate any help.
> --
> Joseph A Nagy Jr                 Purgatory is where Windows users go when
> Founder and CEO                  die so they can figure out Linux and
ascend into
> Joseph A Nagy Jr Enterprises     whatever higher plane one belives in.
>  Linux - The Choice of Every Generation

You have the tutorials on your web site:

That's a good place to start.


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