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From Joshua Slive <jsl...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] .htpasswd permissions problem?
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2005 21:54:10 GMT
On 8/19/05, Jody Cleveland <Cleveland@winnefox.org> wrote:
> > On 8/19/05, Jody Cleveland <Cleveland@winnefox.org> wrote:
> > > <Limit GET>
> > > require valid-user
> > > </Limit>
> >
> > DON'T USE <Limit>!
> 
> Ok. Changed it to just be
> Require valid-user
> 
> > Check the permissions on all parent directories to make sure they are
> > at least searchable (chmod +x) by the web server.
> 
> I created a new directory called /passwords
> 
> I have it owned by the user and group of apache. I chmod'd the .htpasswd
> file with 755.
> 
> It still says permission denied: Could not open password file.

You need to check /home, /home/user, /home/user/test, etc.  All the
directories in the path must be searchable.

Joshua.

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