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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Setup .htaccess on cgi-bin directory
Date Fri, 14 Oct 2005 13:48:09 GMT
On 10/14/05, budsz <> wrote:
> On 10/14/05, Joshua Slive <> wrote:
> > Several issues here (it appears you are using a lousy tutorial from someplace):
> >
> > 1. The <Limit> and </Limit> lines should not be used.  Check the
> > documentation on this directive.
> OK, thx for your reply. Would you give me a tutorial/URL about this reason.

As I said, check the docs on this directive:

> > 3. There is no need to use an .htaccess file.  Simple put the
> > directives in an appropriate <Directory> section in httpd.conf.
> Did you mean directlly assign rule .htaccess on httpd.conf?, ex:

Yes.  .htaccess is just another type of config file.  It does have any
special power with respect to authentication.  These tutorials should
help (they are written for 2.0 but also apply mostly to 1.3):


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