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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] mutiple passwd files for AuthUserFile?
Date Tue, 21 Jan 2003 16:02:51 GMT
This won't work. You can only have one password file per directory-tree.
Note also that you cannot nest authentication realms.

I'm not quite clear what you are trying to do - can you explain again


Owen Boyle 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Xiongfei Wang []
>Sent: Dienstag, 21. Januar 2003 16:37
>Subject: [users@httpd] mutiple passwd files for AuthUserFile?
>in .htaccess i have code as following 
>AuthType Basic
>AuthName "/var/www/apidb-dev"
>AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/etc/passwd    #1
>AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/etc/passwd.apidb-dev #2
>My purpose is to store user in two password files, passwd contain users
>who can access serverl virtual websites and passwd.apidb-dev 
>only contains
>user who can only access one (current website). but it seems 
>that this way
>does not work. the result of this config is only user in 
>can access current website. Is there a way to set up multiple 
>passed files
>for AuthUserFile?
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