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Date: 2013jan31 Product: Apache 2.4 Q. How can I setup Digest Authentication with Apache 2.4? A. Ensure .htaccess files are allowed - check your main .conf file:<Directory /var/www> AllowOverride AuthConfig <Directory>Put this in an .htaccess file:AuthType Digest AuthName myrealm # AuthDigestDomain /here # Not needed AuthDigestProvider file AuthUserFile /etc/httpd/conf/mydigest Require valid-userCreate the user file like this:htdigest -c /etc/httpd/conf/mydigest myrealm myuserAnd you'll be prompted for a password. Things to note: - The realm used in AuthName must match the realm on the htdigest command line. - The file user file can be anywhere. But its not safe to put in your webtree. - Can be in a .conf file rather than .htaccess
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