Re: Help with remote Linux server - Authentication but no .htaccess?
From: Xyerp (Xyerp_at_hotmail.com)
Date: 5 Sep 2003 07:48:15 -0700
"Phil Powell" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news:<oLU5b.120106$xf.44033@lakeread04>...
> I have a folder
A directory? Where? On your local system?
> that requires Windows Authentication each time it is access.
Er... what? You're running Samba?
> The remote system is Linux.
> However, there is no sign of .htaccess nor .htpasswd as I understand a
> UNIX-based system to have to prompt for Windows
Way off base here. Those files are archaic files relating to the
Apache Software Foundations Http server. Not related to 'Windows
Authentication' in any way.
> yet each time I am always prompted, even if I call the folder directly w/o
> calling a specific file in that folder (this all done
> via the browser).
Eh? So, what you're saying is that you are trying to access a password
protected website, but don't know how to do it - yes? What you need to
do is enter a username and password when prompted. If you then tick
the little box "remember password" you won't have to type the password
> Anyone there run into this and know what I should do about it?
Ps. When posting questions it helps to provide information such as:
* The software you are using, complete with revision/version details
* What you are trying to achieve
* What goes wrong, complete with exact error messages
* What you have tried already
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