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From Joshua Kogut <jmko...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] htaccess
Date Mon, 31 Oct 2005 19:46:17 GMT
Also, you should do

AllowOveride All

to enable the .htaccess files to change the config.

On 10/31/05, Rich Bowen <rbowen@rcbowen.com> wrote:
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> Alastair Roy wrote:
> > Ladies and gentlemen please if you can be of any assistance I would
> > appreciate it.
> >
> > The problem is htaccess or my lack of understanding thereof I have set
> it up
> > on a directory but when I try to access the directory I DO NOT get
> > challenged for a password I just get the forbidden message in my web
> > browser, what I want is the browser so open a dialog box asking for my
> > username and password, and grant/or deny me access based on the
> credentials
> > supplied, any ideas what I am doing wrong. ?
> >
> > Forbidden
> > You don't have permission to access /secure/users/ on this server.
>
> You actually have two problems, not one.
> First, you need to fix the Forbidden problem. This could be a file
> permission problem, or it could be a configuration problem. You'll need
> to look in the error log to be sure.
> If it's a file permission problem, you'll need to make sure that the
> directories in question are +ACs-x (searchable) and +ACs-r (readable) by
> the
> Apache user.
> If it's a "denied by server configuration" message in the error log,
> you'll need to make sure that there is a directory block referring to
> this directory, with an "allow" directive there.
> Of course, presumably, if you're using .htaccess files, that infers that
> you don't have access to the main server configuration file, so perhaps
> these things are not in your power to do.
>
> So, let's start with the error log. What does it say?
>
> - --Rich
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