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Here is my situation. I currently have one website on my dedicated server. As of now, I have protected the directory /exclusive using the Plesk control panel. I am having a billing company install their password management script on the server but they need the absolute location to the .htpasswd file. I can't find it or the .htaccess file. Would it be easier to unprotect the /exclusive directory and create the .htaccess file in notepad? If this is done, where should I place the .htpasswd file?


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Plesk stores their version of the htpasswd files in:


It appears to look and act like a normal htpasswd file. The config that declares which htpasswd file to use would be under:

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Plesk likes to put HTML files in /var/www/vhosts/[HOSTNAME]/httpdocs (or /var/www/vhosts/[HOSTNAME]/httpsdocs for sites with SSL). Look under there for the existing .htaccess and .htpasswd files.

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