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#1 Wizumwalt

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:39 PM

Hey all,

I've got apache2 running but I have a directory that I'd like for my users to only have access to when authorized and have everything under this dir, and other dirs, to be encrypted.

How is this done?

#2 R_P

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 02:57 PM

You can assign usernames and passwords at the directory level by using .htaccess.

Here's a rather simple tutorial on setting in up:
http://www.sysbotz.c.../webprotect.htm

You will also (in addition to the tutorial above) need to change a setting in your httpd.conf:
Change:  AllowOverride None
To:        AllowOverride AuthConfig

Once you got the hang of it, I'd also recommend taking a more in depth look:
http://apache-server...g-htaccess.html

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#3 oldmanice

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Posted 11 September 2006 - 08:04 PM

Just use htaccess
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