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From "Jim Mozley" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Basic Authentication Problem
Date Mon, 17 Mar 2003 15:00:04 GMT
Thankyou very much..

> This has nothing to do with password access (mod_auth). This message
> arises because the request is the subject of a Deny directive. Look for
> "Allow", "Deny" and "Order" in your config (you might have "Deny from
> all" somewhere) and check the docs to verify that you understand what
> they're for and what they're doing.
> The presence of:
> >    Order allow,deny
> in your snippet above hints that you might be misunderstanding something
> here since this directive doesn't do anything and isn't linked to any
> Allow or Deny directives..

You were absolutely correct, I did need to "allow" as well as authenticate
the user, I think I'd been staring at the problem for too many hours to see

Adding "Allow from all" resolved this.



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