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From HÃ¥kan Molin <>
Subject [users@httpd] password protection problem
Date Fri, 23 May 2003 17:26:12 GMT
Hi all,
I'm trying to password protect a dir by adding the following Directory
section in my httpd.conf

<Directory "/var/www/html/docs">
AuthType Basic
AuthName "Password Required"
AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/passwd/passwords
Require user

when trying to access this dir a popup box appears, but I don't get
access despite typing the correct user/password (the popup box keeps

I'm using Apache2.0.40 on RedHat8.0

using the .htaccess variant of this gives the same result

any hints?


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