Password Protecting a Folder on UNIX-based Website

Discussion in 'Javascript' started by netsurfer, Mar 20, 2005.

  1. netsurfer

    netsurfer Guest

    hi..I'm working on a project that requires files to be password
    protected on a UNIX based site. The people that own the web site want
    to be able to change the password every so often. Unfortunately, I
    have restricted access only to FTP so I really can't log in to any kind
    of Administrative Console or Admin Panel and see if there are folders
    that can be password protected and then have passwords changed on them.
    The people I'm contracted to work on the site for aren't the most
    computer savvy people though....so..my question is:
    Is there a user friendly way of password protecting a folder on a UNIX
    based site? Thanks in advanced for any response.
     
    netsurfer, Mar 20, 2005
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  2. In article <>,
    says...
    > hi..I'm working on a project that requires files to be password
    > protected on a UNIX based site. The people that own the web site want
    > to be able to change the password every so often. Unfortunately, I
    > have restricted access only to FTP so I really can't log in to any kind
    > of Administrative Console or Admin Panel and see if there are folders
    > that can be password protected and then have passwords changed on them.
    > The people I'm contracted to work on the site for aren't the most
    > computer savvy people though....so..my question is:
    > Is there a user friendly way of password protecting a folder on a UNIX
    > based site? Thanks in advanced for any response.


    ..htaccess .htpasswd .htgroup

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    Hywel Jenkins, Mar 20, 2005
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  3. netsurfer

    netsurfer Guest

    Thanks...but...is there any way this can be translated in
    English?...I'm not an advanced user.
     
    netsurfer, Mar 21, 2005
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  4. netsurfer

    Lee Guest

    netsurfer said:
    >
    >Thanks...but...is there any way this can be translated in
    >English?...I'm not an advanced user.
    >

    Google for htaccess
     
    Lee, Mar 21, 2005
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