* All IvcHosting.com
web hosting accounts supports password protected directories.
You can password protect a directory on your site using this feature.
However, this feature would require some experience with using telnet.
* FrontPage Users:
You can password protect directories
from within FrontPage. Please consult your user manual or online user guides
for more information. Please do not attempt to alter your .htaccess file while
FrontPage extensions are installed for your server. This may cause your account
to become inoperable.
If you are not familiar with this process, or you would like to leave the
installation process to us, our support staff can install Password Protected
Directories on your account for a one time fee of $25. If you would
like this, please use our support form
to make your request.
in, and login
- Navigate to
the directory you want to password protect.
- Create the
.htaccessfile (with the dot), it should contain the followinglines:
# .htaccess file
allow from all
- Replace yourlogin
and directorytoprotect as appropriate.
you must create the .htpasswd file using the htpasswd tool.
Using SSH/ telnet, move to the folder that you specified within the .htaccess
file as "AuthUserFile" (/users/web/yourlogin/web/directorytoprotect/)
a. Type the following command to create the file and add a user:
/usr/bin/htpasswd -c .htpasswd username
b. You will be prompted for the users' password twice.
- If you need
to add additional users to the file, use the command above without the "
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