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HTDIGEST(1)				     htdigest				      HTDIGEST(1)

       htdigest - manage user files for digest authentication

       htdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username

       htdigest  is  used  to create and update the flat-files used to store usernames, realm and
       password for digest authentication of HTTP users. Resources available from the Apache HTTP
       server can be restricted to just the users listed in the files created by htdigest.

       This manual page only lists the command line arguments. For details of the directives nec-
       essary to configure digest authentication in httpd see the Apache manual, which is part of
       the Apache distribution or can be found at http://httpd.apache.org/.

       -c     Create the passwdfile. If passwdfile already exists, it is deleted first.

	      Name  of the file to contain the username, realm and password. If -c is given, this
	      file is created if it does not already exist, or deleted and recreated if  it  does

       realm  The     realm	name	 to	which	  the	  user	  name	  belongs.    See
	      http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2617#section-3.2.1 for more details.

	      The user name to create or update in passwdfile. If username does not exist is this
	      file, an entry is added. If it does exist, the password is changed.

       This program is not safe as a setuid executable. Do not make it setuid.

Apache HTTP Server			    2012-07-19				      HTDIGEST(1)
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