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I have created a password protected directory with Cpanel, yet once I have added the required code to .htaccess it won't authorize?

Seems to be working yet it won't authorize with the password I created...

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have used this code... AuthType Basic AuthName "Restricted Files" AuthUserFile xx/passwd/ Require valid-user –  palbakulich Mar 12 '10 at 3:46
AuthUserFile xx/passwd is definitely pointing to a file –  palbakulich Mar 12 '10 at 6:30

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AuthUserFile xx/passwd/

Looks like that's pointing to a directory and not a file. Did you actually create the htpasswd file? If so, AuthUserFile should be pointing to that.

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sorry wasn't a solution, but have noted and made an edit to my question... thanks! –  palbakulich Mar 12 '10 at 6:28

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