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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Order of checks
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 13:55:14 GMT
On 8/25/06, Steve Swift <> wrote:
> We have two apache webservers running release 2.0.57
> On one of them, if we ask for a non-existent script from a protected
> directory we get the 404 Not Found response without a prompt for username
> and password.
> On the other one, we get prompted for username and password and when we get
> those right we get the 404 Not Found response.
> The behaviour of the first server seems wrong, but why is it checking for
> "Not Found" before "Not Authorised"?

Because you configured them differently.  But without any details...


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