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From Issa Mbodji <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directory protection
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2003 04:57:51 GMT

I have attached the text file to this message. 
 Mystery Admin <> wrote: On Tue, 28 Jan 2003 at
19:50:56, Issa Mbodji wrote:

> Hello:
> I have a directory that I want to protect. I am using a windows OS and
> running apache 1.3.27. Here is the directory:
> C:\apache\htdocs\mercedissa.
> I have tried all ways possible that I know and people have recommended, but
> in vain.
> I created the password file in C:/apache/bin/users (users being the passwd
> file) and I also created the AuthFileName and saved it as htaccess file (with
> and without the .dot). I also changed the configuration file (httpd.conf)
> AllowOverride All and AuthConfig. As you can see nothing happened. I am new
> using apache. (I read the documentations...)
> Also I would like to know, how can I change
> C:\apache\htdocs\mercedissa\index.html to http://localhost/....... and access
> it directly from my browser without having to go to file->open and browse for
> the file to open it.
> Thanks for your help.

If you post your htpd.conf, we can see what is configured or not that is causing
the problem.




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