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I tried to configure authfile on my folder
i create .htaccess, .htpasswd, configure access.conf

when i trying accessing that folder
apache said authoprize fail.

when i looking what happened, in error_log, its say

"[Mon Mar 20 10:34:23 2000] [error] [client 204.158.21.2] (13)Permission denied: Could not open password file: /home/myhome/authfiles/.htpasswd"

"[Mon Mar 20 10:34:23 2000] [error] [client 204.158.21.2] user myname not found: /secretfolder"


contents of : /home/httpd/domains/mydomain/secretfolder/.htaccess
===================================================
AuthUserFile /home/myhome/authfiles/.htpasswd
AuthGroupFile /dev/null                    
AuthName "My Secret Folder"              
AuthType Basic                              
require valid-user                          
===================================================

contents of : /home/myhome/authfiles/.htpasswd
===================================================
myname:QQv2f0YGhTpdc
hisname:Fav2f0YG3dpcc
hername:QRx2f0eGghrgc
===================================================


contents of : access.conf
===================================================
<Directory /home/httpd/domains/>      

AuthUserFile /home/myhome/authfiles/.htpasswd    
AllowOverride All                              
       
order allow,deny                                
allow from all                                  </Directory>
===================================================

any one know, what happend exactly ?

Thanks
Rizal
hrizal@royal.net

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also i have chmod 777 to .htacess file
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My guess is that the access.conf or httpd.conf should be like:

DocumentRoot /home/httpd/domains
AccessFileName .htaccess
AllowOverride All

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fatguy,
i was checked on mu httpd.conf and access.conf
and its was setting like thats
and its still not work ... :(

i think the problem is on access right on "/home/myhome/authfiles/.htpasswd"
its not readable by other users ..


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jonalee earned 200 total points
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Your setting is OK.
Just set the access mode your .htpasswd and .htaccess to 0600

All the security seeting in your home folder needs to be set as 0600, like .netrc, etc.

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