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From Chris Meadors <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] confused with directory permissions
Date Mon, 02 Dec 2002 03:00:27 GMT
Jordan Thompson wrote:
> My log says:
> [Sun Dec  1 16:20:17 2002] [alert] [client]
> /var/www/html/viasat/.htaccess: AuthName not allowed here
> What does this mean?
> Here is my .htaccess file:
> AuthName "ViaSat Downloads"
>   AuthType Basic
>   AuthUserFile /var/www/httpd/viasat.users
>   require valid-user
> I dug a little more and found my access.conf.  I added the line:
> AllowOverride AthConfig

Wait, access.conf?  Where in that file did you add this line (what are 
the surrounding lines, and especially what directory is it applied to)? 
  Also do you know for a fact that access.conf is included in the 
commonhttp.conf or what ever your main .conf file is?


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