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Password protected directories unreliable

Discussion in 'Plesk for Linux - 8.x and Older' started by fastdrive, May 5, 2006.

  1. fastdrive

    fastdrive Guest

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    I've noted that the function to create password protected directories is working unreliably.
    When creating new directories through Plesk, it is ok. But if I protect a directory that is already existing, it doesn't work or works with big delays.
    Manually using .htaccess files locks the dirs immediately.
     
  2. crossconnect

    crossconnect Guest

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    Plesk puts configuration for protected directories directly into the httpd.include file and not a .htaccess file. This means that the configuration won't take effect until httpd reloads (up to 15 mins with default Plesk setting). However, changes to the usernames and passwords on a directory that already has protection working should take effect immediately.

    Force a manual reload by executing apachectl graceful at a root shell.
     
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