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From Gerard Seibert <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Configuring Password Protection
Date Tue, 25 Jul 2006 17:39:37 GMT
Boyle Owen wrote:

> You simply have to allow access to the target directory (since it is
> above the doc root, it would usually be "denied"). Just add "Allow from
> all" in the directory container.
> BTW, you may be suffering from the popular misconception that
> AllowOverride and .htaccess files are needed for password protection.
> They're not. If you can edit the config, as you can, it's usually better
> to put all the Auth directives straight into the directory container.
> Rgds,
> Owen Boyle

Thanks, that did it. I would have never thought of that on my own.

Gerard Seibert

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