Apache and LDAP handles sites

I am trying to accomplish two things.
LDAP and apache works but only for the htmlroot directory. I would like to make this statement true for the whole site and sub directories.
Plus, does anyone know if Apache handles access once for the whole site or will it force client re-authentication.
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Artysystem administratorCommented:

Apache authentication should work for htmlroot and all subdirectories. If your site is in one physical server, everything should work by default.

> Plus, does anyone know if Apache handles access once for the whole site or will it force client re-authentication.

You use 'Require' option in .htaccess or in <Directory> section of httpd.conf to force client to authenticate when accessing all files in this and all lower directories. When Apache is about to access some file, it scans all directories from html root down to the directory where this file located and checks .htaccess files. Upper .htaccess files has lower priorities, so you can override (if overriding is allowed) it in any .htacess below.

If your site is located on multiple physical machines, access rules work only locally on the machine where they are defined.


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