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From dweimer <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.4 authentication issue
Date Tue, 09 Jul 2013 16:15:59 GMT
On 07/09/2013 10:21 am, dweimer wrote:
> I have updated my second server from Apache 2.2.x to Apache 2.4.x,
> first server went fine with no problems.  The second server however is
> having difficulty with a few directories that I had password protected
> with basic authentication.  I am using Apache 2.4.4 as its the current
> port on FreeBSD, and I am aware of the htpasswd bug in that version,
> and have confirmed its not the cause of my problem, in fact I tried
> switching over to digest authentication with the same result.
> I have the directives configured as follows.
> <Directory "/usr/local/www/apache24/data">
>   Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
>   AllowOverride None
>   Require all granted
> </Directory>
> <FilesMatch "^\.ht">
>   Require all denied
> </FilesMatch>
> <Directory "/usr/local/www/apache24/data/sarg">
>   SSLRequireSSL
>   Require all denied
>   AuthType basic
>   AuthBasicProvider file
>   AuthName "SARG"
>   AuthUserFile /usr/local/www/apache24/data/sarg/.htpasswd
>   Require valid-user
> </Directory>
> I don't get any errors, just a login loop, doesn't matter if I use a
> valid username password combination or invalid, I can even move the
> .htpasswd file out of the folder which should cause an error, but no
> error ever gets logged even with debugging on.
> The only log I get is the entry showing me the get request that was
> marked as 401 unauthenticated:
> [09/Jul/2013:09:41:16 -0500] "GET /sarg/index.html HTTP/1.1" 401 381
> Does anyone have any clue what I could be missing?

Well, I found it myself, nothing in Apache, the site is behind a Squid 
reverse proxy, and it wasn't passing the authentication, Apache works 
now that I fixed that.

    Dean E. Weimer

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