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From Rashmi Rubdi <>
Subject Re: How to password protect a directory?
Date Tue, 05 Dec 2006 16:15:39 GMT
Ok, cool. 

The solution suggested is for those who don't have Apache HTTP server. But since you have
it, it's much easier and secure to use the HTTP server.

----- Original Message ----
From: Mikolaj Rydzewski <>
To: Tomcat Users List <>
Sent: Tuesday, December 5, 2006 11:08:15 AM
Subject: Re: How to password protect a directory?

Rashmi Rubdi wrote:
> With Tomcat you can also use a URL Rewrite Filter to transparently (HTTP 200) redirect
requests to the protected folder 
> to a HTTP 403 status or a password required page.
But it would force me to write some code ;-) I've added another 
ProxyPass rule in apache and created appropriate .htacces file.

Mikolaj Rydzewski <>

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