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From Dirk-Willem van Gulik <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] .htaccess + htpasswd NOT working
Date Wed, 26 Feb 2003 22:08:52 GMT

On Thu, 27 Feb 2003, Astrid Hendra wrote:

> readable.  I've set the ownership to "chown root.www-data
> /var/www/strudel/.htpasswd" and "chmod 640 /var/www/strudel/.htpasswd"

Hmm - 640 - so not world readable - so you are sure your web server (which
normally runs as www or nobody - even though you start it as root) is part
of the www-data group ? And that it can read each directory in the path to
that location ?


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