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problem making password protected web page (2 posts)

  • Started 17 years ago by Shevach
  • Latest reply 17 years ago from Scott McGuire
  • Shevach Member

    Maybe you can help me. I'm trying to make a password protected web directory and they ask me to put in the full pathname which I can get by clicking on "path". I did this and I get a picture of a little house and then a "/". Does that mean I print in the first line "/.htpasswd" or home/.htpasswd? I just know that putting only the "/" I get a 500 error! Thanks a lot

    [This message has been edited by Shevach (edited 02-25-2007).]

    Posted 17 years ago #

  • Scott McGuire Administrator


    The Path pop-up shows the folder hierarchy for the current folder. So if it showed:


    That means that you are in the "www" folder, which is inside the "username" folder, which is inside the "/" folder.

    So the path in this example would be /username/www/ , and the path for any files in that folder would be /username/www/myfile.txt

    The home icon indicates that this is the folder you will be taken to on the server when you connect, if you do not enter a different folder or path to connect to. It does not mean the folder is named "home."

    So if all you see in the path pop-up is "/" , then the correct path should be /.htpasswd .


    Scott McGuire
    Fetch Softworks

    Posted 17 years ago #


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