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From Rajni <sec...@serc302ag.serc.iisc.ernet.in>
Subject general/5806: could not protect files by htpasswd pgm
Date Thu, 24 Feb 2000 05:23:20 GMT

>Number:         5806
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       could not protect files by htpasswd pgm
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          support
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Wed Feb 23 21:30:00 PST 2000
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     seccom@serc302ag.serc.iisc.ernet.in
>Release:        version 1.0 (http version 1.3)
>Organization:
apache
>Environment:
LINUX
>Description:
Respected sir/Madam,

 As v know there r three types of access restrictions to
 our documents. one of those is htpasswd.
 I created a .htaccess in a protected directory
 it's contents r shown below
  AuthUserFile /home/httpd/html/surya/.htpasswd
AuthName Surya
AuthType Basic
<Limit GET POST>
require user anand
</Limit>
--------
 then i used htpasswd pgm
 htpasswd -c .htpasswd anand
 it asked for password & password file
 was created succesfully.
 Now when i access some file in protected
  directory it's not asking user name & passwd
   it just allows anyone 2 access files in those directory.
  will u please help me out reg this problem
   thanx in advance
        truly
           rajni
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