.htaccess & .htpasswd?

Hi there,
I’ve been trying to configure .htaccess & .htpasswd to protect one of my directories, but it doesn’t seem to work. Someone suggested that possibly my host requires a different spelling of the .htpasswd file (.htpaswrd or something like that). Can someone give me some direction here? I’d really appreciate it.

Thanks in advance.

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Hi Laura

Why don’t you use the [color=#CC0000].htaccess[/color] feature provided in your DreamHost web panel? Access your web panel and click on the [color=#CC0000]CGI[/color] tab. There you will find a .htaccess sub-tab. From there you should be able to set up access priviledges for any folder on your site.


Thanks. I didn’t realize that existed in my control panel. I’m pretty new to DH2 (I was on DH1 until about a week-and-a-half ago).

Thanks. I’ll do that!

DealDivas.com - Harmonizing Culture & Price


No problem. Glad I could help! It is definitily worth taking a look around the new Web Panel interface. It’s actually quite advanced and you can actually manage a lot from there!

Wil Stephens