Apache Server Password Protected

How to Password Protect Our Apache Server Directory using Ubuntu Server

Now you can see my apache server directory this time my Private Directory is not secure anyone easy access my private directory I am Password protect the private directory

we see my private directory many files and anyone see the file today topic I am secure our the directory with password authentication

private directory

Connect your Ubuntu Linux server through ssh service and add a user for Authentication Private Directory with password Protect

( -c ) where your-user-name is the login name of the user you want to give access

.htaccess file

After creating our new user now some edit our apache configuration file you can use any editor I use VI Editor

You can see my apache configuration file this add a sum line for Protect our directory you see next image

config file

1. AuthType: is Basic for simple login

2. AuthName: This name will be displayed when the browser prompts for a password

3. AuthUserFile: You will later create a file containing passwords named .htpasswd. The
“AuthUserFile” line tells the Apache web server where it can locate this
password file.

4.Require valid-user: The line “require valid-user” means that any user specified in
your .htpasswd (ie, password) file will be able to access that

After adding some line, your apche2 configuration file looks like this

go to your private file directory and create a .haccess file for authenticating your username and password

Add some lines for authenticating your apache server directory

And restart your apache2 server

I access our Private Directory and server ask me a username and password

I am login our username and password you log in your username and password

Apache Server Password

And you can see my Private Directory files

Apache Server Password

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