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From l...@apache.org
Subject Re: documentation/1952: interaction between "allow/deny" and "require" is not clearly documented
Date Tue, 21 Jul 1998 23:11:54 GMT
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Synopsis: interaction between "allow/deny" and "require" is not clearly documented

State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
State-Changed-By: lars
State-Changed-When: Tue Jul 21 16:11:53 PDT 1998

The behaviour you describe is correct (it's a feature :-).

If you use Require and Satisfy Any in a subdirectory
you tell Apache that everyone can access the resource
with the correct id/password. If you want to limit
the access to one or more domains you have to use
the deny directive for the directory or parent directory.

If you've limited access in one directory and want
to make a sub-directory accessible to everyone it is
always possible to use "order allow,deny" and "allow from

But all this *is* explained in the documentation.

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