Error added: 2008-01-15 18:18:03
this works for me: AuthType Basic AuthName \"Login!\" AuthPAM_Enabled On AuthBasicAuthoritative Off AuthUserFile /dev/null Require valid-user
For anyone who has the same problem the fix is to add the following line to the <directory> directives AuthUserFile /dev/null The error messages are apparently caused by apache 2.2.2 expecting a users file even if the auth method doesn\'t use one. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-server-73/apache-modauthmysql-problem-493429/
Still not working for me. I\'m using a VServer with Ubuntu and Plesk installed. \"AuthUserFile /dev/null\" gets rid of the entry in apache\'s error.log, but doesn\'t solve the problem. Adding \"AuthBasicAuthoritative Off\" doesn\'t help either. Putting in \"AuthPAM_Enabled On\" lets apache throw an \"option unknown\"-error on reload Please help!
Answer 9: ;-) If you have this issue with ldap+apache2 try to add : AuthType Basic AuthBasicProvider ldap AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from all
the options specified here works fine
Is solution perfect. Thanks.
I have tried Answer#4 , it works
Answer#4 works but I think that the order of the settings is important - I had the same settings but in different order and apache still logged errors. But now it works like a charm - Thanks!
Windows users do not have the ability to specify \"AuthUserFile /dev/null\". Furthermore, that is an undesirable solution (as others have noted). This is the appropriate method, provided as a complete example: <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order deny,allow Deny from all Satisfy all AuthBasicProvider dbm AuthDBMType SDBM AuthName \"Protected Area\" AuthType Basic AuthDBMUserFile \"D:/Program Files/Apache/passwords.dat\" require valid-user </Directory> Obviously, \"AuthBasicProvider\" and \"AuthDBMType\" must reflect the correct values for your system (available types for \"AuthDBMType\" are: default|SDBM|GDBM|NDBM|DB). See http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.0/mod/mod_auth_dbm.html and http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.1/mod/mod_auth_basic.html for additional information. The above example functions as expected with Apache 2.2.6 on Windows 7 x86. \"passwords.dat\" should be created with something like this: > D:\\Program Files\\apache\\bin>htdbm -cs \"D:\\Program Files\\Apache\\passwords.dat\" yourname Note also that, according to the mod_auth_basic manual page (cited above), setting \"AuthBasicAuthoritative\" to \"Off\" \"... should only be necessary when combining mod_auth_basic with third-party modules that are not configured with the AuthBasicProvider directive.\" Thanks to everyone here for the assistance in getting this to work properly (under Windows, no less).
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