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From Dave Shaw <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] SSI question
Date Mon, 29 Feb 2016 15:22:52 GMT
On 2/28/16, Yehuda Katz <> wrote:

> Have you checked the error log?

The error log the commercial service is showing us indicates no errors

> What did you do to require passwords?

An "AuthUserFile" entry was made in .htaccess for the directory
indicating an associated password stored in the .htpasswds file
(elsewhere). "AuthType" is listed as "Basic", and another line stating
"require valid-user".

> On Feb 28, 2016 12:35 PM, "Dave Shaw" <> wrote:
>> Greetings-- We're setting up a website on a commercially-hosted server
>> that supports SSI. The website includes a number of sub-directories.
>> In a 1st-level subdirectory we have some html that includes similar
>> to:
>>      <!--#include virtual="../some.html" -->
>> and
>>      <!--#include virtual="/some.html" -->
>> All this has been working fine.
>> We now want to password protect access to one of these directories,
>> and when we do, password protection works fine, but the SSI statements
>> fail with:
>>       [an error occurred while processing this directive]
>> I've dug around in the documentation and haven't found any
>> restrictions on use of SSI in password-protected directories, but it's
>> acting like password protection might be doing a "chroot" to that
>> directory or something similar. Is this an option in the server
>> configuration?
>> If you can help explain this I'd be appreciative.
>> Dave
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