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at September 26, 2007 21:19 by jonhenshaw

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Step 1 - Create .htaccess file in folder you want to protect, copy the code and paste the code below, and then set server path to the file

AuthUserFile /path/to/.htpasswd
AuthName "Restricted Area"
AuthType Basic
Require valid-user

Step 2 - Open Terminal, go to the directory you want to protect, and enter the following (changing the username to whatever you want). Enter the password upon prompting.

htpasswd -c .htpasswd username

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Good info here too:

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Password Protect Folder / Directory with htaccess and htpasswd on Apache and Linux / Unix

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unix, linux, htaccess, apache

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