Re: [htdig] Search engine for private page

Subject: Re: [htdig] Search engine for private page
From: Stephane Bortzmeyer (
Date: Wed Oct 25 2000 - 07:37:09 PDT

On Wednesday 25 October 2000, at 7 h 38, the keyboard of Geoff Hutchison
<> wrote:

> You can make a symbolic link and secure one of the URLs, e.g.:
> ln -s htsearch
> and then in your server config:
> <Location /cgi-bin/>
> AuthType Basic

As I understand it, there is no real security here: anyone can setup a form in a Web page which will call htsearch (not and this htsearch will be able to read the configuration file for the private database?

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