[thelist] password protection

Rebekah Murphy bekah at nightvisions.com
Sat Nov 18 14:04:57 CST 2000

aardvark wrote:
> > From: warren <warren at warrenworld.com>
> >
> > Thanks for the quick (Saturday even) reply. It appears that the server the
> > site is hosted on does not allow telnet access. Is there an alternative (can
> > I set the password portion up using a different server) or do I have to find
> > a non .htaccess option.
> i've set up .htaccess with FTP only...
> it ain't as fun, but it is possible...

One problem with this is if you are using windows it will not allow you
to name a file starting with "." The way to get around this is name the
file htaccess.txt on your local drive, then change the name on the
server after you FTP it.


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