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From André Warnier>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] <Location /> for a whole site BUT one directory
Date Sun, 03 Aug 2008 19:15:50 GMT
Ralph Kutschera wrote:
> Hallo list!
>   I've been searching the archive but it seems there isn't yet a 
> solution to this:
>   I would like to have a whole site to be accessed only by user/passwd:
> <Location />
>   AuthXXX [..]
> </Location>
>   Only one directory should be accessible without authentication:
> <Location /public>
>   Order Allow,Deny
>   Allow from All
> </Location>
>   This does not work. I'm getting asked for user/passwd whenever I try 
> to access
It looks like the AuthXXX directives are being "inherited" from the 
location / to the location /public, doesn'it ?
What happens if in /public, you just add another "AuthName public", and 
no other auth-related directives ?

I have a more complicated solution (working) involving mod_perl, but 
let's see if there exists a simpler alternative, in which I am also 


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