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From BAO RuiXian <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] problems with .htaccess
Date Sun, 04 May 2003 21:27:39 GMT
I don't see any problem with you. The basic authorization is supposed to 
ask a valid user/password pair. Why don't you just give your user name 
and password?:)

Joe Kmoch wrote:
> I believe I have followed the directions on setting up basic authorization
> for directory on my website (including a .htaccess file within that
> directory and creating a .htpasswd file elsewhere and pointing .htaccess
> to it), but when I try to access that directory, I hever receive the popup
> box asking for my username and password.  
> I am running Apache 1.3.26 and have restarted the server after each change
> I've made to either of these files.
> I have also checked both the access_log and error_log and have not noted
> any references to requesting a username and password.  I have also made
> sure the ownership and protection are set as indicated in the helpfile for
> setting up basic authorization which I got from the site.
> Is the problem with the following portion of my httpd.conf file?
> #
> # This controls which options the .htaccess files in directories can
> # override. Can also be "All", or any combination of "Options",
> "FileInfo",
> # "AuthConfig", and "Limit"
> #
> #    AllowOverride None
>         AllowOverride ALL
> #
> # Controls who can get stuff from this server.
> #
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>
> <Directory "/var/apache/httpdocs">
>     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
>     AllowOverride ALL
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from all
> </Directory>
> Can anyone point me in whatever direction to solve this?
> Thanks!

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