Authentication Software

Hi,
I would like to issue a username and password to members who I invite to view my site. Do you buy software for this type of Authentication page? Which software product is good?
Thanks for the help,
Bob

You can use the .htaccess feature via the DreamHost Control Panel here.

Pick the domain you require and select which folder to secure. If you leave the box empty it will apply to the whole site. You can change the realm name from Members Area if you wish and then input the username/password pairs you wish to use for each visitor.

Do not forget to click the correct box to ‘password protect the folder’!


Norm

yeah u dont need a software just create a secure page and it will do what u have in mind.


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Thanks Norm and usurp,
When members type the URL for the site, will they get a login screen?
Thanks for the help,
Bob

Please don’t double-post.


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Yes they will.


Norm

Norm…Thanks!

Simon Jessey, Thanks for your guidance. Having been a member of many forums I find your advice correct. However being brand new to this forum and thinking I made a mistake on placing my first post, I selected a better alternative. I promise I will never, ever do it again…for you.
Bob

I did say please.


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Authentication software is a software for authentication of users and, therefore, stores identification data (data allowing to identify a person such as username and password and the like). … login and authentication) of users and, therefore, don’t need to make use of any specialized authentication software