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Password protecting a directory

Discussion in 'Plesk for Windows - 8.x and Older' started by arachnidservice, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. arachnidservice

    arachnidservice Guest

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    one of our clients has requested that we password protect one of his directors in httpdocs, i figured not a problem since plesk has protected directories.
    well its not as simple as i had hoped,
    I created a directory in httpdocs named protected - then went to the directories button to set it to protected
    I enabled protection
    added a user named test, and a password
    and attempted to go to the directory.
    and got a password window as i had expected
    and attempted to log in
    didnt go through,
    so i rechecked the username and password, and they were correct
    so i tried a username that i use to admin the server with in RDC, and it went through.
    .....
    can someone tell me step by step the proper way to make a secure directory, that is visible under ftp.

    thanks.
     
  2. JackL

    JackL Guest

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    You can manually edit permissions and in in properties allow only domain user. But when Plesk reconfigurator will run permissions will be restored back

    John S.G.
     
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