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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Basic Authentication not working in Gentoo Linux
Date Tue, 14 Mar 2006 12:11:31 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Manilal K M [mailto:libregeek@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Dienstag, 14. März 2006 12:46
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Basic Authentication not working 
> in Gentoo Linux
> 
> On 14/03/06, Boyle Owen <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> wrote:
> > Another point:
> >
> > Are you sure you are accessing the resource via this VH? I 
> notice it's a cgi-bin directory... Is there another VH 
> container that could be allowing access via a ScriptAlias or 
> something?
> There is no other virtual host. But a scriptalias tag which 
> is described below.
> 
> >
> > The point I'm making is that your access control is only 
> valid in the scope of <VirtualHost anaconda.localhost.com:80>
> yes. I am trying to access like this:
> http://anaconda.localhost.com/cgi-bin/BackupPC/BackupPC_Admin
> >
> > BTW - I guess you are obscuring a real domain name there? 
> NB - it's a bad idea to put a FQDN in a VH, it's better to 
> use an IP address (with an FQDN, apache needs functinal DNS 
> to start. And it's slower).
> I have just hide the original domain name due to security issues
> 
> >
> 
> I have a ScriptAlias directive like this :
> ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ /var/www/localhost/cgi-bin/

Aha.... but where is this directive? If it's in another VH, or the "main config" then your
directives in <VirtualHost anaconda.localhost.com:80> will never get used...

Have a think about scoping and where each directive should be...

I just saw your next message - (where you get it working with the static file directory)..
Things to try:

- move the ScriptAlias into the VH 
- read up on CGIs (difference between ScriptAlias and ExecCGI) - you're a bit mixed up there
too...

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
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> When I commented it then another error occured "404 Not Found"
> 
> if this directive is uncommented then again it doesn't ask 
> for authentication.
> 
> regards
> Manilal
>
 
 
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