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From "Eric Covener" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Auth failure: configuration error: couldn't check access. No groups file?
Date Thu, 01 Jan 2009 01:09:01 GMT
On Wed, Dec 31, 2008 at 7:18 PM, Jeremy Dunck <> wrote:
> Hello fellow httpd users.  :-)
> I have an error in my configuration, but I can't seem to figure it out.
> I've pasted my configuration and resulting error here:

Assuming you're in 2.2.x:

mod_authz_user is required for Require valid-user.
mod_authz_default would have given you a slightly better error message.

Eric Covener

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