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From Matt McCutchen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] passwords do not function
Date Mon, 19 Jan 2009 17:22:38 GMT
On Mon, 2009-01-19 at 17:03 +0000, Keith Harris wrote:
> .htpasswd
> .htaccess

> I have followed all instructions on setting up a password protect
> directory on my local server. 
> Nothing works.

> AuthUserFile .htpasswd

According to the documentation, a relative AuthUserFile is interpreted
from the ServerRoot, which probably isn't what you expected.  Try an
absolute path here.

If that isn't the problem, check the server's error log.


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