> > Hi,
> > I've been trying to figure out how to secure a web page using .htaccess and
> > htpasswd. Any specific permission must go on the /home/.. folders or on
> > the
> > folder that is protected. I always get the same error "Authorization
> > failed", as though it couldn't find the path AuthUserFile or something.
> > I'm still VERY new at this.
> > Thanks for your help.
> > Claude
> take a look in the documentation and faq of Apache.
> you've to make a PassWd File of your own for Apache. And this you have to use.
> It has nothing to do with the *ix /etc/passwd File.
> You can define all or a specific folder [with it's subfolder's as protected].
> If you're runing cgi's: Don't forget to protect them too [don't forget the same I did :-]
Yes, only if the scripts are for your own use. Let say all your scripts reside in cgi-bin,
anyone without a username+password will not be able to run your script if they are
i.e. The number of count will not be incrementing for a page containing a counter.
> Have fun