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I can?t get my htaccess file to work. The password window shows up but when I try to enter the admin side but I can?t login (password ain?t working). The catalog files is directly under root and admin in a directory under root. This is how they look like:

 

.htaccess

AuthUserFile admin/.htpasswd

AuthGroupFile /dev/null

AuthName "Password Protected Area"

AuthType Basic

 

<limit GET POST>

require valid-user

</limit>

 

.htpasswd:

admin:m7VKVgF.s/Mb6

 

Both are under the admin directory. Anyone know why this ain?t working?

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Have you tried adding '/' before the admin as shown below:-

 

AuthUserFile /admin/.htpasswd

 

I'm new to osCommerce and LINUX but that was one of the first problems I had when I first used .htaccess.

 

Just a suggestion....

 

Regards

Nick

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yeah

 

you need the full path to your passwordfile

 

example:

 

/home/dohma/catalog/admin/passworfile

 

like that

 

ok

 

hope that help..

 

if not create another passwordfile and make sure the passwordfile is in that directory..

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Still can?t get this to work. The full path is /admin/.htpasswd..

 

If you are running your own server, check Apache httpd.conf file for the following:

 

#

# This controls which options the .htaccess files in directories can

# override. Can also be "All", or any combination of "Options", "FileInfo",

# "AuthConfig", and "Limit"

#

AllowOverride AuthConfig FileInfo

#

# Controls who can get stuff from this server.

#

Order allow,deny

Allow from all

</Directory>

 

and, your path is incomplete. Should be something like

 

/services/webpages/a/m/ameriwebs.net/public

or, on your local server,

d:/phpdev/phpdev/www/public/whatever/catalog/admin

 

Hope this helps.

GEOTEX from Houston, TX

 

(George)

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