Can anyone else help me out here, please?
To my knowledge, protecting a directory using the .htaccess file method
has always worked without a hitch for me on my local machine (Debian
2.2r2 + proposed-updates) -- but has "suddenly" stopped functioning.
mwheeler@startext:~$ apache -v
Server version: Apache/1.3.9 (Unix) Debian/GNU
Server built: Jan 26 2001 00:10:13
is what I'm running (stable hasn't progressed to 1.3.12 yet); the
access.conf file contains:
Options Includes Indexes FollowSymLinks
allow from all
# Do not allow retrieval of the override files, a standard security
deny from all
# AccessFileName: The name of the file to look for in each directory
# for access control information.
but no way will Apache stop and ask for authentication when any user
goes into any directory containing a valid .htaccess file pointing to a
valid htusers/.htpasswd data file.
I'm also using PHP 4.0.3 to run phpwiki (very successfully) -- does
anyone know of any clashes between Apache 1.3.9 and PHP 4.0.3 which
might cause this?
Or is it something else?
Any help appreciated. (access/error logs give me no help whatsoever.)
Martin Wheeler - StarTEXT - Glastonbury - BA6 9PH - England
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