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Re: [SLUG] Password protecting specific web folders


http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_auth.html

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_access.html

The second isnt exactly what your after for but might come in handy

Dean

Daniel Finn wrote:
> 
> Apache with .htaccess would prolly be the best way
> 
> just read up on apache... it is commonly talked about
> 
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "James Gifford" <giffeaux@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <slug@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, January 27, 2001 2:24 PM
> Subject: [SLUG] Password protecting specific web folders
> 
> > Hi
> >
> > Is there any way to get Apache/Linux to get a browser to prompt for the
> > Linux user password to get access to a folder that the public doesn't
> > have permissions for?  I've done it in NT and it is quite a useful way
> > of adding an extra layer of protection to admin sections of websites.
> >
> > I have been setting a session variable based on the correct username and
> > password and redirecting the user away from the secure page if the
> > session is not set for that user.  What are the best ways of securing
> > these areas of websites?
> >
> > Thanks
> > James Gifford
> >
> >
> >
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