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gleeloyd
Posted: Jan 31 2006, 11:53 AM
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Using the HSPC control panel, is it possible to deny anonymous access to a directory and force a login?


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Matt
Posted: Feb 2 2006, 05:07 PM
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For WebPro hosting accounts follow these steps:

1) Log into your control panel.
2) Click on the System tab.
3) Click on the domain for which you wish to set up a protected directory.
4) Click on Directories.
5) Click on Add New Directory.
6) Type the directory name.
7) Choose if the directory location is Non-SSL, SSL, or both.
8) Type any header text you wish for the Username/Password window.
9) Click on the OK button.
10) Click on Add New User.
11) Type in a Username.
12) Type in a password in both password text boxes.
13) Click on the OK button.

Note: You will need to place an index.html in this directory or always specifically specify a file name that exists in the directory.


For VPS/TDS hosting accounts using the Workgroup Administrator Control Panel follow these steps:

1) Log into your control panel.
2) Click on the Site tab. If you do not have a Site tab, you will need to install the Workgroup Administrator Control Panel.
3) If you have more than one site, click on Select Another Site. Click on the site for which you wish to set up a protected directory.
4) Click on Website Files and Scripts.
5) If you directory does not exist yet, click on Make Directory. Type the name of the directory and click on the OK button.
6) Click on the directory you created.
7) Click on the Manage Protection button.
8) Click on the Protect button.
9) Click on the OK button.
10) Click on New Web User.
11) Type in the Username.
12) Type in a password in both password text boxes.
13) Click on the OK button.


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