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AuthType Basic and MD5 htpasswd
these seem to be working together but why?
HelenDev




msg:4339912
 11:23 am on Jul 15, 2011 (gmt 0)

I am doing some work to try and improve the security of my .htaccess files. It seems that I should be using AuthType Digest rather than Basic, and secondly forcing/encouraging users to go via https rather than http.

On the first point though, on closer inspection of my htaccess and htpasswd files they seem to be using AuthType Basic but the passwords do appear to be MD5 encrypted, and this appears to work fine. Why is this and do I need to change it?

 

HelenDev




msg:4346579
 10:43 am on Aug 2, 2011 (gmt 0)

sorry for the blatent bump... no takers for this one then?

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