Re: [htdig] HTdig help

Subject: Re: [htdig] HTdig help
From: Gilles Detillieux (
Date: Tue Oct 17 2000 - 08:51:38 PDT

According to McMahill, Mark:
> For some reason, my original version of HTDIG stopped working. I've
> reinstalled it, and everything is fine except that I can no longer index a
> password protected (htaccess) area of the site. I'm using the following code
> in the rundig file:
> /usr/local/htdig/bin/htdig -u username:password -i $verbose -s -c
> In the code I have running, the username and password are actual words. I
> have searched all over the Internet for troubleshooting on this and this is
> my last resort. Any thoughts are appreciated.

You don't mention what sort of authentication method you're using for
that area of the site. htdig only supports Basic authentication, i.e.
"AuthType Basic" in the .htaccess file.

Gilles R. Detillieux              E-mail: <>
Spinal Cord Research Centre       WWW:
Dept. Physiology, U. of Manitoba  Phone:  (204)789-3766
Winnipeg, MB  R3E 3J7  (Canada)   Fax:    (204)789-3930

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