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From "Robert Andersson" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache auth
Date Fri, 11 Jul 2003 05:48:10 GMT
tirumal b wrote:
> AuthUserFile .htpass

The file-path is relative to ServerRoot. Is it where the password resides?
If not, you need to give the full path. See:

On another note, it isn't wise to put password files in web space.

> <Limit GET POST>
> require valid-user
> </Limit>

Why do you have the <Limit>-block here? See:

> in /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf i have set this
>  AllowOverride AuthConfig

Where in the configuration file? Does it apply to the directory where the
access file resides? Also check, and doublecheck that there isn't another
one that overrides it.

Robert Andersson

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