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From "J. Greenlees" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directory protection
Date Wed, 29 Jan 2003 11:54:10 GMT
Issa Mbodji wrote:
> I have attached the text file to this message. 
> Thanks. 
>  Mystery Admin <> wrote: On Tue, 28 Jan 2003
at 19:50:56, Issa Mbodji wrote:
>>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:
>>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.
> Peace...
> T

first off, there is no such directory defined in the conf.
can't protect it if you don't even mention it in the conf.what exactly 
do you want to do when you say protect it?

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