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From "J.P. Wadkin C9951627" <>
Subject RE: Apache 1.3 .22 - "advanced" authentication question
Date Sun, 02 Jun 2002 15:53:20 GMT
A setup an example using:

<Directory "/usr/local/apache/htdocs/guide">
   AuthType Basic
   AuthName "LUSID Installation Guide"
   AuthUserFile /usr/local/apache/seeds/sesame
   Require user project
   Order allow,deny
   Allow from 161.112.
   Deny from 161.112.232
   Satisfy any

This works fine:

But if I call the above via the Perl script (which, incidentally, is the
BETSIE HTML parser):

I get stuck in a loop! The username and password are project and alpine

The config seems ok... A bug maybe? Or I'm missing something?



-----Original Message-----
From: Joshua Slive []
Sent: 02 June 2002 16:40
Subject: Re: Apache 1.3 .22 - "advanced" authentication question

J.P. Wadkin C9951627 wrote:
> That won't work - just gets stuck in a loop:
> Deny because of IP address
> Request u/name and p/word
> Deny because of IP address
> ....

Huh?  Have you actually tried it?  The whole point of "Satisfy any" is 
to allow anyone who either is coming from the right IP or who has a 

What I gave you is EXACTLY how to implement the "except" rule in apache.


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