Jun 02, 2015 · Updated: Nov 07, 2017 · by Tim Kamanin
Simple task, but I always forget details, so putting this script for future reference. It helps you protect your website (for example dev version) via basic http authorization.
# Put these lines inside <Directory> tag of your virtual host file: AuthType Basic AuthName "Private Club Entrance" AuthUserFile /var/www/example.com/.htpasswd Require valid-user # Create a new user via command: htpasswd -c /var/www/example.com/.htpasswd username
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