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From Jonesy <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: .htaccess LogOn Oddity
Date Wed, 31 Jan 2007 23:08:49 GMT
On Mon, 29 Jan 2007 11:09:30 -0500, Bob Cohen wrote:
> I password protect some areas on some web sites on my server  
> using .htaccess.  I'm currently running httpd 2.0.49 compiled from  
> source on a RedHat 7.3 web server.  For some reason unknown to me,  
> the logon screen never works on the first try.  I'll fill out  
> authentication dialog box, execute it, and the "Authentication  
> Required" box reappears.  If I re-enter the information a second  
> time, the authentication works. 

Somewhat OT:  I always fear a man-in-the-middle attack when something 
like that happens to me in any authentication process.  To date it's 
always been a snafu of some sort on the other end or a fat-finger 
problem on my end.  But, no doubt, someday .............

  Marvin L Jones    | jonz          | W3DHJ  | linux
   38.24N  104.55W  |  @ | Jonesy |  OS/2
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