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From <jg6...@cox.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Protecting a Directory
Date Fri, 03 Oct 2008 22:04:53 GMT
we've tried using three different tools to create an encrypted passwd for 
the htpasswd file and the server wont read it. could it be the directive? or 
bad encrypt tools?

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Drew Tomlinson" <drew@mykitchentable.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 1:59 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Protecting a Directory


> jg6789@cox.net wrote:
>> according to php document root it is the path. htpasswd is not under 
>> root. it is under a folder in the alias folder. the question is when the 
>> htaccess AuthUserFile ooks for the htpasswd file is it looking in at the 
>> "alais" or the D:/ directory?
>
> It is looking for it here:
>
> xampp/htdocs/xxxx/.htpasswd
>
> Since this is a relative path, it's probably looking for this directory 
> relative to ServerRoot.  To avoid conflict, I suggest specifying a 
> complete path.
>
> HTH,
>
> Drew
>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Eric Covener" <covener@gmail.com>
>> To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
>> Sent: Friday, October 03, 2008 1:47 PM
>> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Protecting a Directory
>>
>>
>>>> AuthUserFile xampp/htdocs/xxxx/.htpasswd
>>>
>>> Is that really a relative path?  Also, your passwords should not be
>>> under your DocumentRoot or any Aliases.
>>> -- 
>>> Eric Covener
>>> covener@gmail.com
>>>
>
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