Spent the better half of this day tryin' to figure this one out, and I'm betting it's something easy. Any other time I've dealt with htaccess or htpasswd, it's just simply worked out of the box. No changes or anything....
Now I'm working on a newly built Solaris 8 box with Apache 1.3.20. I didn't build it, but it all looks "in order." However, it seems to be ignoring anything in .htaccess. I'm trying to set up a password for a directory, and cgi-bin access. (An application we have is entirely cgi...no external files except some graphics and a style sheet) No errors, but I don't really expect any, it's simply ignoring .htaccess.
Any enlightenment? Anything else I could post that could be helpful?
Yeah, permissions on .htaccess and .htpasswd are set to read.
Here's what I've tried. I set the AllowOverride to AuthConfig.
I had this problem, but I solved it by setting the .htaccess dir. in the config file.
There is a seperate directory setting for .htaccess files which is probably not the same as your webdocument directory. Check this out. I do not have my laptop with Apache with me at the moment so I can't check it out.
If you can't find this setting, reply and I'll take a look this evening.