Subject: Re: [htdig] Indexing proteted servers
From: Geoff Hutchison (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Thu Dec 02 1999 - 11:37:34 PST
At 5:57 PM +0100 12/2/99, email@example.com wrote:
>How to index an Apache server that requires UserID/Password authentication?
At 11:42 AM -0600 12/2/99, Paul DuBois wrote:
>Wouldn't that essentially compromise security, given that you would
>then have the protected server contents sitting about somewhere in
>an htdig database?
And this differs from having the contents around in HTML files or in
Presumably, if you want to index a protected server, you're making
some attempt to protect the database and the search forms as well. If
you're not, you're probably aware that you're doing this. You can't
just blindly index a protected server--you must supply the
authentication to the indexer.
Williams Students Online
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