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From "Sandeep Gaikwad" <sgaik...@vertex.co.in>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Basic Authentication question
Date Thu, 12 May 2005 08:56:19 GMT
Hello Anand,
    Please try by updating the line AllowOverride None by
    AllowOverride AuthConfig or AllowOverride All

Regards,
Sandeep


K Anand wrote:

>Hi all,
>
>I have a very basic question regarding authentication on apache...I have in
>my httpd.conf a section like below :
><Directory "/var/www/cgi-bin">
>    AuthType Basic
>    AuthName "By Invitaion Only"
>    AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/conf/passwd/passwords
>    Require valid-user
>
>    AllowOverride None
>    Options ExecCGI
>    Order allow,deny
>    Allow from all
></Directory>
>
>So whenever a browser first sends a cgi-bin request, authentication is done
>by userid and password...Whenever subsequent requests come for cgi-bin,
>authentication is not required provided the browser has not been closed. How
>is this done ?
>
>I know that this is not a problem but I would like to know just for my
>information.
>
>Thanx
>Anand
>
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