I've the next htaccess, directory listing is enabled, however, if visit the directory the .htaccess file is within, there is no access control. wrong?
AuthName "Restricted Area" AuthType Fundamental AuthUserFile /home/xxx/.htpasswd AuthGroupFile /dev/null require valid-user
You have to type to the peak:
If that doesn't work, which means you might not have
Try getting rid of
AuthGroupFile after that, possibly it's leading to trouble.
Anything else looks absolutely correct. One possibility is your copy of Apache does not possess the
AuthConfig AllowOverrides enabled for the files. This could disable
Auth* records in
The answer is the fact that I have to have
AllowOverride All to permit
.htaccess in the directory levels.
<Directory /var/www/vhosts/localhost> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All </Directory>