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From Felix Collins <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Has anyone seen this string: "couldn't check access. No groups file?"
Date Thu, 27 Jan 2005 22:17:15 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> be "authoritative" for authentication, and therefore authentication is
> falling through.  I thought that the error message was improved in
> later versions.  What exact version are you using?

That is very useful information! Thanks. I'm running 2.0.49

> You may be able to fix the problem by loading mod_auth.  It might fix
> the problem even if you don't use it directly.  But that is just a
> guess.  The root of the problem is probably in your other auth
> modules.

I'll play around with it.

> And by the way, your config file should use forward slashes
> everywhere, not back-slashes.

I just noticed a comment on that in the documentation.  Will fix.  Why 
does it work with \ at all?  Is that requirement just for future 


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