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- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (mike camino)
- Subject: Re: Hi
- From: email@example.com (John P Roy)
- Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 13:51:39 -0500 (EST)
- Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In-Reply-To: <347DA86F.1AA15ACA@voicenet.com> from "mike camino" at Nov 27, 97 12:05:52 pm
- Resent-Date: Thu, 27 Nov 1997 13:51:43 -0500 (EST)
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> I have a question about the program pi3web. I am trying to set it up to
> do protected directories and i can't find anything on how to do it in
> the help documents. Can you help?
I assume you're using Pi3Web on Windows 95 or NT. The steps required using
the administration GUI (EnhPi3) are as follows.
1) Create a protection realm - go to the 'Users' tab and add a new
realm, call it mikes_friends or whatever. Add at least one user into
2) Now go to the mappings page. You can associate this realm with any
mapping there by selecting the mapping and changing the realm from
'(none)' to 'mikes_friends'. So if you make '/cgi-bin/' protected
anyone you tries to go to http://your_computer/cgi-bin/Hello.exe will
be prompted for a username and password which must match one the users
you entered in the 'Users' tab.
3) Don't make /errors/ protected, people will get 'document not found'
everytime they hit a bad link
4) Remember to hit 'OK' or 'Apply' before trying the protected realm.
There's a lot of online docs on this subject of proected spaces and basic
authentication. I don't have the URL's to hand.
Also if you subscribe to email@example.com mailing list you'll get a bigger
audience for your questions. See the instructions at
Hope this helps,