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From BAO RuiXian <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Authentication problem.
Date Sun, 25 Apr 2004 09:05:14 GMT

Greg Miell wrote:

>Hey all,
>I am having a problem with authentication with my apache server. The server
>(v2.0.49) is running under Win XP Pro and has a virtual host
><VirtualHost *:80>
>    ServerName admin.**********.net
>    ServerAlias admin.**********.net
>    DocumentRoot "C:/inetpub/webadmin"
><Directory "C:/inetpub/webadmin">
>    AllowOverride AuthConfig
>    AuthType Basic
>    AuthName "Administrator Password"
>    AuthUserFile "C:/inetpub/adminpasswd"
>    Require User admin
>I have created the adminpasswd file using "htpasswd -c
>C:\inetpub\adminpasswd admin"
>But I don't seem to be able to login to the virtual host, this appears after
>3 logon attempts:
>"Authorization Required
>This server could not verify that you are authorized to access the document
>requested. Either you supplied the wrong credentials (e.g., bad password),
>or your browser doesn't understand how to supply the credentials required."

Are you sure you use the right password? What is the error log message?



>I am using MS IE 6.0.2800 to access the server.
>Greg Miell
>Dell Dimension 2350
>2.5GHz Intel Pentium 4

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