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From Ezra <e...@acedsl.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] problems with .htaccess
Date Mon, 05 May 2003 04:08:31 GMT
Hello Joe:
	     Are you sure you want to AllowOverride all.  For authintication 
you just need:    AllowOverride AuthConfig



Ezra Taylor

BAO RuiXian wrote:
> I don't see any problem with you. The basic authorization is supposed to 
> ask a valid user/password pair. Why don't you just give your user name 
> and password?:)
> 
> Joe Kmoch wrote:
> 
>> I believe I have followed the directions on setting up basic 
>> authorization
>> for directory on my website (including a .htaccess file within that
>> directory and creating a .htpasswd file elsewhere and pointing .htaccess
>> to it), but when I try to access that directory, I hever receive the 
>> popup
>> box asking for my username and password. 
>> I am running Apache 1.3.26 and have restarted the server after each 
>> change
>> I've made to either of these files.
>>
>> I have also checked both the access_log and error_log and have not noted
>> any references to requesting a username and password.  I have also made
>> sure the ownership and protection are set as indicated in the helpfile 
>> for
>> setting up basic authorization which I got from the apache.org site.
>>
>> Is the problem with the following portion of my httpd.conf file?
>>
>> #
>> # This controls which options the .htaccess files in directories can
>> # override. Can also be "All", or any combination of "Options",
>> "FileInfo",
>> # "AuthConfig", and "Limit"
>> #
>> #    AllowOverride None
>>         AllowOverride ALL
>> #
>> # Controls who can get stuff from this server.
>> #
>>     Order allow,deny
>>     Allow from all
>> </Directory>
>>
>> <Directory "/var/apache/httpdocs">
>>     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
>>     AllowOverride ALL
>>     Order allow,deny
>>     Allow from all
>> </Directory>
>>
>>
>> Can anyone point me in whatever direction to solve this?
>>
>> Thanks!
> 
> 
> 
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