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Re: [suse-security] CGI-BIN security
Hi,

On Friday 27 July 2001 16:35, telco soltn wrote:
> Hello List,
>
> I tried to secure my cgi-bin directory with .htaccess
> but got internal server errors when tried to access it.
>
> set apache to AllowOveride All on the cgi-bin directory
> although I had no problems when setting .htaccess with ~user
> directories.
>
> I'm on a SuSE 7.1 running 2.4.7 kernel
> with httpd ver Apache/1.3.19 (SuSE/Linux)
>
> Is there any other way to work around this or another means of securing
> my CGI-BIN with password security when accessing it with a web browser?
> thanks.

Before diving into htaccess, I would recommend this for reading:
http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/?focus=sun&content=/focus/sun/articles/htaccess.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/frames/?focus=sun&content=/focus/sun/articles/htaccess2.html

Regards,
Martin
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Martin Leweling
Institut fuer Planetologie, WWU Muenster
Wilhelm-Klemm-Str. 10, 48149 Muenster, Germany
Tel.: +49-251-83-33557 Fax: +49-251-83-39083
E-Mail (work): lewelin@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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