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From Knute Johnson <apa...@knutejohnson.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Problem with Files and Auth?
Date Fri, 13 May 2011 03:43:58 GMT
On 05/12/2011 01:03 PM, Jeroen Geilman wrote:
> On 05/12/2011 07:45 PM, Knute Johnson wrote:
>> I'm trying to use the Files directive to force auth for the index.html
>> file and I'm getting the following error message if I don't specify
>> the file name in the request. If I do it works fine.
>>
>> Authorization Required
>>
>> This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the
>> document requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g.,
>> bad password), or your browser doesn't understand how to supply the
>> credentials required.
>>
>> No username/password dialog is presented with this error, just the error.
>>
>> Any ideas?
>
> Your browser does not understand how to supply the credentials required.
>
>

So why does the browser understand when I ask for the file explicitly 
but not when I allow apache to pick the file to be returned?

I looked for browser bugs and similar difficulties but I've not been 
able to find any.

-- 

Knute Johnson

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