file informs the xs-httpd webserver which authenticated
users should be granted read access to a
directory-hierarchy. Only users mentioned in this file can
view the available data.
This file is created with the
utility. This can also be used to add more username and
password combinations later. However this utility can not be
used to remove users or to add special options: for this you
will need to edit the file manually and remove the line that
mentions the obsolete user entry.
file can be used in data directories
as well as in cgi-bin script directories
So there is no need to implement authentication support in
If you want to disallow access through the web-interface completely, or
you want to restrict access based on IP addresses, use a