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From m...@hyperreal.org
Subject Re: os-windows/1902: User Authentication not functioning
Date Wed, 11 Mar 1998 19:36:19 GMT
Synopsis: User Authentication not functioning

State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
State-Changed-By: marc
State-Changed-When: Wed Mar 11 11:36:19 PST 1998
State-Changed-Why:
In 1.3b3 the password file has to be relative to the
ServerRoot or DocumentRoot; forget which.  Look in the
error log to see what file it is trying to open.
You may also have your file formatted incorrectly, or 
not have a trailing end of line; try adding a blank
line at the end.

The format has to be "user:password" on each line, with
password in plain text.

As to why a htaccess file isn't working, you probably
don't have the proper AllowOverride set for that directory
in your *.conf files to allow AuthConfig
to be changed in htaccess files.


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