An Apache2 configuration question

stan stanb at
Fri Jan 2 07:33:56 UTC 2009

I'm setting up a 7.1 machine thta will server as, among other things, a web
serrver. I've installed Apache2. I have some directores in the Apache
documnet directory that I wish to pasword protect. I have added the
following clause to /usr/local/etc/apache22/httpd.conf. I have created a 

<Directory "/usr/local/www/data"
	Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
	AllowOverride AuthConfig

In the directories that I want protected, I have created .htaccess files
that look like this:

AuthName "Pictures"
AuthType "Basic"
AuthUserFile /usr/local/etc/apache22/users2
require valid-user

I have used htpasswd to create the users2 file.

Ecerything works the way that I want _execpt_ the top level web page
directory index, does not display the directories that have .htaccess files
in them.

What do I need to do to fix this?

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