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From "Stephen Hardisty" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Authentication problems
Date Fri, 12 Dec 2003 10:16:46 GMT
> "Nothing" is not very clear. Do you mean you're getting an empty page or can
> access it fine or get a forbidden message? Please be specific, I do not have
> a video camera over your shoulder ;-)

Sorry, I mean't that I am not getting any prompt for authentication, but I go straight to

> If the above directives did not induce a forbidden response, your problem is
> not specifically about authentication, but something else. Do try to insert
> an obvious syntax error to confirm that you are editing the correct config
> file and that Apache is restarting alright.

Yup, tried that and I get an error message. Normally Apache starts fine.

> If you are at your wits end, you could provide us with a link to a copy of
> your httpd.conf, so we can have a look at it.

Thanks, but I can't (security and all that). Cheers for your help though. Time to send a company
wide global to track down the responsible party :o)

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