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From "Michael Avila" <Michael.Avil...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] .htaccess Creation Under Windows
Date Tue, 29 Nov 2005 18:16:39 GMT
EXCELLENT!

I have received several excellent ideas!

Thanks to all.

-----Original Message-----
From: Sanjay Dutt [mailto:sdutt@touchtelindia.net]
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 2:07 AM
To: users@httpd.apache.org
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] .htaccess Creation Under Windows



At 09:31 29/11/2005, you wrote:

>Is there a way to create an .htaccess file under Windows XP Pro? I would
>like to locked down a directory from direct outside connection but Windows
>does not like that type of filename. Would it be easier just to rename all
>of the .htaccess files to something else and change the Apache conf file to
>reflect the change? I prefer not to do that because of all of the
>applications that come with .htaccess files. I'm liable to forget to rename
>them.
>
>Any suggestions?
>
>Mike

Save the file as anyfilename.txt using any text editor under XP. Open
a console window in that directory and give the command 'ren
anyfilename.txt .htaccess' (without the quotes, of course) and press
'Enter'. Do a dir listing to confirm that its done. Close the console
window.

Sanjay Dutt


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