This file is accessible only to user
santa with password
red-nosed or user
rudolph with password
Here is what the
index file for this directory looks like:
The realm lets the client know that the same user/password pair is valid
for any other directory with the same realm. The "
line specifies that we are using the module
wnauth which comes as part
of the WN package. The
-P option indicates that
the next argument is the name of the password file we are using. A UNIX
NDBM database can also be used for a password file. You can also control
access by groups.
Finally all documents in this directory, being password protected, should
not be cached so we give the directory the "
This is done for security reasons on the client as not all clients
adequately protect the documents they cache.
You can read the section "Limiting Access by Password Authentication" from the "User's Guide for the WN Server" for more information about password protecting documents under WN.