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- Oct 2005
Apache Basic Authentication not working in Gentoo
I am a newbie in apache, less than 2 weeks of experience. I am
trying to protect one of my directory in the web server with Basic
authentication. I am using Gentoo Linux with apache-2.0.55. I see that auth_module is loaded as a Module. I have configured the Virtual Host like this. The problem is that the login dialog box never appears in the browser and the web page is immediately displayed. The configuration I used is (from etc/apache2/httpd.conf):
user backuppc group backuppc <VirtualHost anaconda.localhost.com:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/localhost/cgi-bin/BackupPC ServerAdmin firstname.lastname@example.org ServerName anaconda.localhost.com ErrorLog logs/anaconda.localhost.com-error_log CustomLog logs/anaconda.localhost.comaccess_log common <Directory /var/www/localhost/cgi-bin/BackupPC> Options FollowSymLinks Options +ExecCGI AuthName "Tiger Login:" AuthType Basic AuthUserFile /usr/local/etc/htpasswd Require user libregeek </Directory> </VirtualHost
Please help me. I am in great trouble.
I can't find anything wrong in either syslog or apache log. Any help
would be appreciable.