How To Password-Protect Directories With mod_auth_mysql On Apache2 (Debian Squeeze)

[ Thanks to Falko
for this link. ]

“This guide explains how to password-protect web directories
(with users from a MySQL database) with mod_auth_mysql on Apache2
on a Debian Squeeze server. It is an alternative to the plain-text
password files provided by mod_auth and allows you to use normal
SQL syntax to create/modify delete users. You can also configure
mod_auth_mysql to authenticate against an existing MySQL user

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