I am trying to setup my username / password file for a folder on my website.
The problem is that I don't have telnet access to my site, and so can't use
Is it possible to create the .htpasswd file offline, and upload it to my
site via ftp?
I have copied an example from the web to my folder, and although I get the
password entry box, the user / password combination are not accepted.
At this stage, I am not concerned with making the security "bullet proof"
and have stored .htaccess and .htpasswd in the same folder on my site.
In theory, using the following files, and supplying the username/password
combo of fido/bones should allow access to the folder, but this is not the
Here is a copy of my .htaccess file...
require user fido
Here is a copy of my .htpasswd file...