How to Password Protect Web Directories in Apache Using .htaccess File

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5 Responses

  1. Margarida Brito says:

    Thanks. Much appreciated. Very simple and very easy to follow.
    Just what I needed.

  2. Erick says:

    thanks man, you’ve help me a lot, works nicely on Debian 8

  3. Jelle Langbroek says:

    Thanks for your article.
    I was wondering what the preferred method is for using MySQL instead of htpasswd to store/read passwords. Since Apache2.4 it doesn’t work anymore because of deprecated modules I believe. What’s the best method now?

  4. Aaron Kili K says:

    Thanks for the tutorial, works well on Ubuntu 14.04

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