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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@hyperreal.org>
Subject Re: os-windows/2145: .htaccess will password protect directory but not individual files if name of file is guessed
Date Wed, 27 May 1998 01:30:01 GMT
The following reply was made to PR os-windows/2145; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Brian Behlendorf <brian@hyperreal.org>
To: "Agent Zap" <agentzap@hotmail.com>
Cc: apbugs@Apache.Org
Subject: Re: os-windows/2145: .htaccess will password protect directory
  but     not individual files if name of file is guessed
Date: Tue, 26 May 1998 18:36:41 -0700

 At 06:20 PM 5/26/98 PDT, Agent Zap wrote:
 >>Synopsis: .htaccess will password protect directory but not individual 
 >files if name of file is guessed
 >>
 >>State-Changed-From-To: open-analyzed
 >>State-Changed-By: brian
 >>State-Changed-When: Tue May 19 18:55:43 PDT 1998
 >>State-Changed-Why:
 >>AgentZap is right, on Windows 95 the auth is ignored. I 
 >>haven't tested this yet on Windows NT, I'll try that tonight.
 >
 >Did you find anything or come up with any reason as to why this is going 
 >on? I just d/l 1.3b7 for win32 tonight and if I guess the filename it 
 >still lets me in without prompt.  I am still using win95 and netscape 
 >4.05.  (Yes just to make sure it isn't cached I clear the memory and 
 >file cache then exit netscape and manually delete fat.db and relaunch 
 >and try again- you can never be too safe heh).
 
 Nope, no one's had the time/resources to deal with it.  If it's still there
 over the next week we may officially disrecommend Win95 as a supported
 platform.
 
 	Brian
 
 
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