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13th May 2005, 12:41
I want to password-protect a directory with .htaccess. How can I do that?

18th May 2005, 16:32
First, you have to create a file called .htaccess in the directory you want to password-protect:

AuthType Basic
AuthName "Members Only"
AuthUserFile /path/to/your/.htpasswd
<limit GET PUT POST>
require valid-user

Then create the file /path/to/your/.htpasswd which contains the users that are allowed to login and their passwords. You can use the htpasswd command for it:

htpasswd /path/to/your/.htpasswd user1
htpasswd /path/to/your/.htpasswd user2

Obviously you have to adjust /path/to/your/.htpasswd :D