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From Stephen Colson <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] htaccess problem
Date Thu, 06 Mar 2003 18:58:56 GMT
Found the answer, so I figured I'd post it here so someone else searching the 
archives can find an answer:
The short answer is mod_auth_pam.

The longer answer is that on the raq's (and many other installs), mod_auth_pam 
is installed ( The nature of this 
plugin is contrary to what I was trying to accomplish. What I needed to do 
was add a line to the top of my .htaccess or access.conf file:
AuthPAM_Enabled off

This fixes it.


On Thursday 06 March 2003 11:18 am, Joshua Slive wrote:
> On Thu, 6 Mar 2003, Stephen Colson wrote:
> > Not entirely. My understanding of it was that apache on the raq's will
> > first check the system file, then if there was no match, would try to
> > auth against any other defined ACL. This is how every other raq i've seen
> > works anyway...
> Well, I don't have direct experience iwth the raqs.  I just have
> experience with the dozens of confused people that turn up on apache
> mailing lists and newsgroups because of the modifications they've made to
> apache.
> In general, if you have an auth problem with the raq, you need to bring it
> up with Sun, because there is no way for anyone else to know exactly what
> hacks they've done.
> Joshua.

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