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[Plugin: AskApache Password Protect] Plugin can't/won't create/write to .htpasswd(a3) file ... (4 posts)

  1. jayroh
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I've tried this about a dozen times, going through setup I point it at where I want the file, in multiple places, all writable, readable, everything ... and on first attempt to create the file I get this error:

    ERROR: Please make /var/www/<path>/<to>/.htpasswda3 writable and readable

    Then when I create the file myself, and set perms to 777 I get:

    ERROR: Failed to create /var/www/<path>/<to>/.htpasswda3

    I'm baffled. What's going on here?

  2. askapache
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    @jayroh

    I think I found the cause of this error and released an updated version: 4.6.5

  3. wnotowidagdo
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi,

    First of all it is a great plugin.

    I found same problem too in my 2.7 installation.

    Thank you.

  4. askapache
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    wnotowidagdo, wow that's a fun name to type

    I've been working on it since then and am getting ready to roll out the new version..

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