> I'm required to implement such an implementation using apache 1.x.x such
> that when the user tries to popup Doc root as in
> /usr/local/apache/htdocs and anyything below that he gets an
> authentication box asking him to supply login credentials. Those have
> to be identical to the ones he or she would use to say telnet into that
> server. Ultimately I will want to run a CGI script once the credentials
> are supplied by the user under the username he or she has supplied. I'm
> not really sure how to go about this so I would really appreciate if
> someone pointed me in the right direction on how I could accomplish this.
> THank You
What's the best way of authenticating users with system accounts?