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From Igor Cicimov <icici...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] setup apache to replace joomla administrator login windows
Date Fri, 17 Feb 2012 08:59:01 GMT
Google for apache basic authentication. In short you need to create
password file with htpasswd command for the admin user and protect the
joomla admin file with that account.
 On Feb 17, 2012 7:04 PM, "Alain Roger" <raf.news@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> i have Joomla 2.5 installed on my apache server and when people type
> www.myserver.com/administrator/ they are redirected to my joomla
> administration login window.
> Therefore they know it's a joomla installation and could try something to
> hack it.
>
> i would like to avoid it and i've already seen that some people replace
> this login window by an apache authentification/autorization popup window.
> once authentification performed, administrator is directly sent to
> standard control panel of Joomla (admin side).
>
> How can i do that ?
> where can i find some documentation or tutorials ?
> thx.
>
> --
> Alain
> -----------------------------------------------------------
> Windows 7 x64 / Fedora 14 x64
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> Apache 2.2.16
> PHP 5.3.1
> C# 2005-2008
>

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