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Does using Apache Basic Auth affect yum installations?

I don't have further information yet, but I am going to be troubleshooting this in the morning and I wanted to get a head-start. Is there any reason that a yum install (that worked fine yesterday) ...
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NGINX basic auth only for POST

I'm settings up nginx to serve Mercurial repositories. It works when not using basic authentication at all, or when I use basic authentication all over. What I want to do is to just use basic auth on ...
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Apache redirect to https for basic auth

I have a tricky variation on an old problem. I have an apache based site that should generally be accessed via http/port 80. However for certain areas protected areas that require authentication ...
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squid closes the connection when presented with “401 Unauthorized”

This is the conversation: ==> GET http://xy/z HTTP/1.1 <== HTTP/1.0 401 Unauthorized / Proxy-Connection: close When bypassing Squid (squid/3.0.STABLE6), I get the HTTP basic authentication ...
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Weird htaccess file

I am working on a client's site, and I spot this htaccess file. # -FrontPage- IndexIgnore .htaccess */.??* *~ *# */HEADER* */README* */_vti* <Limit GET POST> order deny,allow deny from all ...
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Root URL forces IE to “HTTP BASIC” authentication mode?

I have a RoR app that has worked fine for quite some time, but after a recent deployment, all of the IE users in the office have been presented with a IE username and password popup dialog when they ...
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basic authentication with domain accounts on Windows Server 2008

A very weird issue that never encountered with Windows Server 2003: when configuring basic authentication to restrict access to specific directories in IIS7 I've done the following: Enabled basic ...
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Limiting the number of basic authentication attempts in Apache

I'm using HTTPS + Basic authentication to protect a resource. How can I throttle authentication attempts to protect against brute force attacks?
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Lock down Wiki access to password only but remain open to a subnet via .htaccess

Basically we have a Wiki that has some sensitive information stored in it - not the best I know but my predecessor set it up. I want to be able to request password access from any one who is not on ...
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service static files under nginx & HTTP-Authentication

I have an app deployed in testing mode on a server. Access to it has been restricted to a select group of users via HTTP-Authentication. That works fine. The problem is that if I serve static files ...
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apache basic auth require group not throing forbidden

i have a basic auth setuped with user and groups AuthType Basic AuthName "GSD Dev Area" AuthUserFile /coding/conf/passwords/gsdesign/htpasswd AuthGroupFile /coding/conf/passwords/gsdesign/groups ...
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Respond to HTTP OPTIONS with basic auth

We have a web site hosting Office documents behind IIS6 Basic authentication. IE has an authentication token for basic auth, which it presents to download the file. The user clicks "Open", and then ...