[mythtv-users] Mythweb and .htaccess
andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Sat Oct 28 18:05:47 UTC 2006
> On 10/28/06, Matthias Meyer <Matthias.Meyer at gmx.li> wrote:
> > Am Samstag 28 Oktober 2006 19:21 schrieb John Drescher:
> > > On 10/28/06, Matthias Meyer <Matthias.Meyer at gmx.li> wrote:
> > > > Am Samstag 28 Oktober 2006 18:47 schrieb John Drescher:
> > > > > I had the same problem two days ago when I finally activated the
> > > > > password. Change Digest to Basic and restart apache was all I needed
> > > > > to do.
> > >
> > > Did you try Username: MythTV
> > > Password mythtv
> > >
> > > As this is what you setup with this command:
> > > htdigest -c /var/www/htdigest MythTV mythtv
> > >
> > > John
> > Yes, I try it.
> > But man htdigest say:
> > realm The realm name to which the user name belongs.
> > username
> > The user name to create or update in passwdfile. If
> > does not exist is this file, an entry
> is added. If it does
> > exist, the password is changed.
> Do you have htdigest2 ? On gentoo this one worked the way the mythdocs said
> it should work.
> Check /var/www/htdigest to see if you have something like:
> where it is username then : then some cryptic string..
> > Is it possible to disable this htdigest authentication and access the
> web-page without authorization?
> If you just want to disable this just comment out these four keys:
> # AuthType Digest
> # AuthName "MythTV"
> # AuthUserFile /var/www/htdigest
> # Require valid-user
> # BrowserMatch "MSIE"
> I do not recommend this if you are going to make this web page accessible
> to the internet as if a webbot finds your page all your recordings will be
> deleted when the bot follows the links on the page. Search for googlebot in
> this mailing list.
I think mayb you want AuthDigestFile, not AuthUserFile, like this:
# AuthUserFile /var/www/htdigest
I am running Apache 2.0.58-r2 on Gentoo.
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