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From Jody Cleveland <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] .htpasswd permissions problem?
Date Fri, 19 Aug 2005 17:07:58 GMT
> On 8/19/05, Jody Cleveland <> wrote:
> > <Limit GET>
> > require valid-user
> > </Limit>
> DON'T USE <Limit>!

Ok. Changed it to just be
Require valid-user

> Check the permissions on all parent directories to make sure they are
> at least searchable (chmod +x) by the web server.

I created a new directory called /passwords

I have it owned by the user and group of apache. I chmod'd the .htpasswd
file with 755.

It still says permission denied: Could not open password file.

- jody

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