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From Dan <or...@bitwisesystems.com>
Subject Re: mod_auth-any/4700: Basic Authentication - Correct Username/Password pairs never accepted
Date Mon, 05 Jul 1999 22:40:01 GMT
The following reply was made to PR mod_auth-any/4700; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Dan <orion@bitwisesystems.com>
To: coar@apache.org
Cc: Apache DB <apbugs@apache.org>
Subject: Re: mod_auth-any/4700: Basic Authentication - Correct Username/Password 
 pairs never accepted
Date: Mon, 05 Jul 1999 17:33:10 -0500

 coar@apache.org wrote:
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 > Synopsis: Basic Authentication - Correct Username/Password pairs never accepted
 > 
 > State-Changed-From-To: open-feedback
 > State-Changed-By: coar
 > State-Changed-When: Mon Jul  5 15:06:47 PDT 1999
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > 
 > You're probably not getting any error messages because
 > you have your LogLevel set to critical -- which means
 > only critical OR WORSE errors will be logged.  Try setting
 > it to 'notice' to see if the authentication process
 > shows anything meaningful.  Also, try spelling out
 > the complete path in your AuthUserFile and AuthGroupFile
 > directives, rather than using relative paths.  Let
 > us know the results.
 
 That did it.  The log pointed out that my permissions on my group and
 password files were not correct.  The relative paths to the conf/passwd
 and conf/group files work perfectly.
 
 95% of your work must be configuration related.  I try not to be that
 majority.
 
 Amazing response time, thanks.
 
 Dan

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