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htpasswd sets incorrect password when the password has special characters

The Problem I am attempting to update passwords for a large list of users using htpasswd. I am using a csv file to pull in the new passwords. When the script runs it appears to successfully update the ...
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Checkmk 1.6.0p21 can't login even after resetting password - Invalid credentials [closed]

I'm unable to log into a Checkmk 1.6.0p21 dashboard through the web interface. I have access to the machine running it and nothing I do on it makes a difference. It always gives the error "...
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Replace AuthUserFile with the password itself or reference a relative path to the folder

I have a PHP script that generates 100s of directories and in these directories contain CSV files. I'm able to protect these CSV files using AuthUserFile if it points to an absolute .htpasswd file, ...
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Allow files to be listed when viewing a directory but protected (via HTTP authentication) when accessed directly

I created a password protected directory using .htaccess and .htpasswd, but the files don't show up when I go to the directory URL. I have this in my .htaccess: #Protect multiple files <FilesMatch &...
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generate apache compatible password with mysql

I am currently in the process of migrating an old webserver. The old server uses basic auth with users stored in a mysql table and mod_auth_mysql enabled. The password ist stored with apaches build in ...
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Cannot Login to Apache server which is also FTP server?

I have created a .master-passwd file with help of htpasswd and also added few users with a password to the file. My Problem is that some users who were added later date can not access the FTP server. ...
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One Htpasswd For Multiple Vhosts (Apache)

I have multiple vhosts in my httpd.conf like this: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName example.com DocumentRoot "/var/www/html/wordpress" <Location /wp-admin/> AuthName ...
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Docker httpd & htaccess - Could not open password file

I have an error that I can't resolve, even with my last researches. Folder structure: -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 105 Aug 8 15:58 Dockerfile -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 21371 Aug 8 16:05 my-httpd.conf ...
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apache 2.4 exclude url

I need to configure apache in reverse proxy to have all url protected with password except url start with /app/test#/toto/xxxxx. I have a problem with the # in the url, if I test with other url ...
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Apache and htpasswd getting errors from random number generator

Recently (probably after yum update something), one of my CentOS7 server running Apache2.4.37 has started to produce the following errors. apachectl configtest (38)Function not implemented: AH00141: ...
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How to serve different robots.txt for http and https on same site?

I got a small site which served by Apache (I can't put Nginx in front nor change Apache to anything), and it is set up to serve the same site both over http and https (no redirects http->https is ...
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Enable Nginx authentication for a specific URL [duplicate]

I'm working with a control panel, and I need to put an authentication in admin access. I already created the user and password, the configuration of nginx this way: server { listen 443 ssl; ...
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Apache .htpasswd not applied to subdirectories

I have several WordPress staging sites placed in a staging directory. The staging directory holds a .htaccess and .htpasswd .htaccess: AuthType Basic AuthName "restricted area" AuthUserFile /var/www/...
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.htpasswd username/password picked up but don't seem to work?

My intent is to have Jenkins behind apache. It uses a proxy-pass (for /) and I want it to be behind some basic auth. So I have set up an apache2, using digitalocean's tutorial as starting point. I ...
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Nginx location for sub-pages behind "?" url

I'm trying to put an htpasswd only for a group of sub-pages under this url: https://exemple.com/doku.php?id=staff So for instance this page should be include: https://exemple.com/doku.php?id=staff:...
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.httpasswd doesn't work breaks Yii .htaccess Rewrite Rules

I have a standard .htaccess for Yii 1.1, to which I added http based authorization. When I added the password protection, the Rewrite Condition RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f stopped working, ...
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How to remove .htaccess and/or htpasswd from vultr wordpress installation

I fired up a server on vultr and chose wordpress. It setup htpasswd on the admin login. How can I remove that? Here is the only .htaccess file I can find: # Only allow direct access to specific Web-...
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AWStats in subdirectory of Wordpress shows 404 error when password protected

I am running (for a client) a Wordpress site on a CentOS/WHM/Apache 2.2 server, and within a subdirectory we have AWStats installed. Everything working fine until we apply password protection through ...
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phpMyAdmin asks for BasicAuth

When accessing the phpMyAdmin link (mydomain.com/phpMyAdmin/), I am being prompted with a BasicAuth pop-up. The phpMyAdmin/config.inc.php does not overwrite any defaults, therefore the config.default....
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Sudo command refused (htpasswd) - CentOS / Apache (htaccess)

I want to give one of the web developers testuser permission to set his own .htpasswd password using the /usr/bin/htpasswd command on the web server 'mywebserver'. The web server tree belongs to the ...
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.htaccess is ignored even if rightly configured

I am getting mad: vhost: http://termbin.com/4z10 <VirtualHost *:8080> ServerAdmin istreaming@gmail.com ServerName ec2-52-36-220-163.us-west-2.compute.amazonaws.com DocumentRoot /var/www/...
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Apache 2 no authentication from ips

I have a deployment with apache 2.2.22 server behind varnish. What I would like to accomplish is that password protect a directory with htpasswd but make this accessible for certain users coming from ...
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Nginx: How to exclude a URL with a query parameter from htpasswd authorization

A wordpress site has its /wp-login.php protected with HTTP authorization using htpasswd. Web server is Nginx. Config for the same is given below. A URL associated with a plugin uses wp-login.php?...
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Nginx Password Protect Directory Downloads Source Code

I'm trying to password protect a WordPress login page on my Nginx server. When I navigate to http://www.example.com/wp-login.php, this brings up the "Authentication Required" prompt (not the WordPress ...
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Nginx Server Block Port 8081 Path to Root Folder [closed]

I'm trying to password protect all of port 8081 on my Nginx server. The only thing this port is used for is PhpMyAdmin. When I navigate to https://www.example.com:8081, I successfully get the default ...
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htpasswd - Any tip to block brute force attacks?

Update: As Craig suggested I'm trying fail2ban now. Even though I have issues in that as well. failregex is not finding any result though. I had enabled all apache* in jail.local and here is how my ...
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.htaccess password not working

I've been trying to use .htaccess to password protect a folder for a website. Unfortunately I can't seem to get it to work. I'm not getting an error, but the password being set in the .htpasswd file ...
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Apache doesnt pop up htpasswd authentification

i've been having trouble in the last hour with htaccess file. so what i want: I have a folder which is located at http://myip.com/FOLDER and I want a simple authentification page via htaccess So i ...
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ClamAV not installed. ClamAV is already installed

Re-Edit: After lots of Googling, lots of tracing, lots of tinkering with the nginx.conf & /vhosts - It came down to an error message saying ClamAV was not up to date. Running clamscan told me ...
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lighttpd access control affecting subdirectory trees sibling to a htpasswd file

Suppose I have a htdocs directory tree served by lighttpd htdocs htdocs/foo htdocs/foo/spam htdocs/foo/eggs htdocs/foo/eggs/stirred htdocs/foo/eggs/fried htdocs/bar htdocs/bar/bacon Now I'd like to ...
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nginx http auth only working on folders, not on files

I am new to nginx and I really enjoy how fast it is in combination with php-fpm. I want to protect a folder with location / { try_files $uri $uri/ $uri.php /; auth_basic "...
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htpasswd not working when set up in the httpd.conf file

My httpd.conf file looks like: <Directory "/path/to/mysite"> AuthType Basic AuthName "Restricted Files" AuthUserFile "/path/to/.htpasswd" Require user valid-user Options ...
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Apache How do I make it so other IP Address's can go into a folder but only if they login

So I want to be able to access my "home" admin folder at school but I cant so how do I make it so I can with .htpasswd file and then allow access but I got it to work once but gave me a 500 error...
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Lighttpd: htaccess protection does not work

i have tried to setup an htaccess protection of an file from my website. i have pasted the following code into the 05-auth.conf $HTTP["url"] =~ "^/www/hosts/domain" { auth.backend = "htpasswd" auth....
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configure nginx to use an optional .htpasswd

Hello Serverfault members. I want my NginX to use an optional .htpasswd file. The reason is, that my config dynamically serves the webcontent. Based on $http_host. So I've tried the following: if (-...
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.htaccess with .htpasswd on site root causes redirect loop

I want to temporarily password-protect a site. I have an .htaccess file in the site root containing: AuthType Basic AuthName "Example Site Name" AuthUserFile /home/my_username/.htpasswd Require ...
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Log invalid login attempts - htpasswd

I have password protected my /www root using a .htaccess and .htpasswd file and now I was wondering if it is possible to login invalid authentication attempts. My first though was that both successful ...
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Apache - Same username in several .htpasswd files

In a virtual host, I setup two different <Location> blocks for which the access is restricted by two basic authentication htpasswd files. One htpasswd contains different usernames + a common ...
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How can I lock a directory in debian server installed with ngix?

I tried so many methods and get stick hours with this. I edit /etc/nginx/nginx.conf and write these lines. location /home/user/domains/example.com/public_html/lockfolder/ { auth_basic "Restricted"; ...
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Trac standalone reading htpasswd file, but still says Authentication information not available

I am having some problems correctly configuring my trac server. I'm running Tracd 0.12.1 on a Synology DS411. I've followed this guide, I can browse the issues in trac, but if I try to log in, it ...
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Apache not recognising password protected directory

I want to password the directory /rutorrent on my website. In that directory, I've created this .htaccess file: AuthUserFile /home/whitey/sites/localhost/.htpasswd AuthName "Login to use rutorrent" ...
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protecting a single .exe-file for downloading with htaccess and htpasswd?

I have this, and only this, in a .htaccess file inside my downloads folder: <FilesMatch "\.(exe)$"> AuthType Basic AuthName "Downloads" AuthUserFile path/to/.htpasswd Require valid-user ...
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Using nginx and htpasswd, redirect user

Upon my server, I am running Webalizer on a few of my client's websites (and associated log files of access). Now this process is fine, and the log files are generated correctly and stored. What I am ...
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Apache htpasswd ignored DomJudge

I am trying to set up DomJudge with Apache on an Ubuntu server and have the following config included in my httpd.conf # Require authentication to jury webinterface <Directory /home/domjudge/...
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How to generate a Linux Apache password file on a PC running Windows 7?

My development machine is Windows. I use the htpasswd program that is part of the Windows XAMPP package, version 1.7.7, to generate a Windows Apache password file. C:\xampp\apache\bin\htpasswd.exe -...
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Multiple authentication backends in lighttpd

I have some users in a LDAP directory and I'd like to have another user in a plain or htpasswd file that can login although the connection with the LDAP server is not available. Is it possible to ...
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.htaccess password protection not working in localhost

I tried to implement htaccess password protection for a directory in my localhost. My htaccess file is situated in /home/Server/Dev. The directory I want to protect is /Dev/. My .htaccess file has ...
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Apache htaccess passwd - ignoring correct login

I want to password protect a directory. I'm running Apache 2 with cPanel on Centos. For the sake of this post, the directory is /home/user/my-secret-dir I used cPanel's "Password Protect Directories"...
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Lighttpd: htpasswd protection

i would use an htpasswd protection for an folder of my website. I use lighttpd an i have write the following code into the lighttpd.conf # Limit access to ispgen auth.backend = "htpasswd" auth....
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Basic Auth on DirectoryIndex Only

I am trying to configure basic auth for my index file, and only my index file. I have configured it like so: <Files index.htm> Order allow,deny Allow from all AuthType Basic ...
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