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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Un-password protecting a sub-directory
Date Sat, 20 Aug 2005 02:49:59 GMT
On 8/19/05, Hank <> wrote:
> > Satisfy Any
> > Allow from all
> That works great.. thanks.
> > but this will also destroy any host-based access restrictions.
> But only for that subdirectory, right? 

And its subdirectories.

> If I want it to be open while
> higher up dirs are closed, what are the risks?  What would be some
> other "host-based access restrictions" I might lose?

If you wanted to deny particular hosts from accessing your whole site,
or allow only a specific set of hosts to access your site.

You are probably fine, you just need to knwo that no host-based access
restrictions will be active for that directory.


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