[php] .htaccess file tutorial needed

Heeter

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Hey All,

I have been reading through apache's tutorial on the .htaccess file setup, and I can't understand it at all. I do get some of the basics, but I cannot get it to work at all. I am scrapping the mess I have created so far and starting over.

I was wondering if someone here can direct me as to where the small files needs to be put in, what is in them. I do run my own Apache servers right now.

Let's say for example:

My existing site: ///www.mysite.com///
Subfolder I want locked: ///www.mysite.com/test///
Username: user
Password: pass

I have created the .htaccess text file and the .htpasswd text file but I still can't get it to work. I don't know if these are created correctly (.htaccess.txt?) And where to put them in my directories.

I am using Win2003Server with Apache


Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Thanks,


Heeter
 

Heeter

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Thanks, SpeedyB

No go with that one as well. I seem to be doing something wrong somewhere. How do I save files as ASCII instead of binary? Maybe that's my problem.


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Heeter

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Awesome, Speedy,

Looks EXACTLY what I am looking for.

Gonna give it a try later on tonight,


Thanks a million, SpeedyB



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