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Old 08-05-2002
Question password protecting a directory

I need to password protect a particular file on one of my websites. Is it possible to password protect the entire directory? Or can I only password protect one file.

How do I do this? Does it have to do with the .HTACCESS file on my unix server?

Please Help!

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Old 08-06-2002
yes!.. you are absoultely right. .HTACCESS controls the file or directory permission on a Unix server. You can modify the .HTACCESS. It allows webmasters to restrict access to certain directories. The usernames and encrypted passwords are kept in a webmaster-maintained file (Unix Server).

Here is a great tutorial on how to do with .HTACCESS to allow specific accesses.
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Old 08-06-2002

thx for your help...

that worked perfectly

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