htdigest



HTDIGEST(1)                        htdigest                        HTDIGEST(1)




NAME

       htdigest - manage user files for digest authentication



SYNOPSIS

       htdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username




SUMMARY

       htdigest  is  used  to  create  and update the flat-files used to store
       usernames, realm and password for digest authentication of HTTP  users.
       Resources  available  from  the Apache HTTP server can be restricted to
       just the users listed in the files created by htdigest.


       This manual page only lists the command line arguments. For details  of
       the  directives  necessary  to configure digest authentication in httpd
       see the Apache manual, which is part of the Apache distribution or  can
       be found at http://httpd.apache.org/.




OPTIONS

       -c     Create  the  passwdfile.  If  passwdfile  already  exists, it is
              deleted first.

       passwdfile
              Name of the file to contain the username, realm and password. If
              -c  is given, this file is created if it does not already exist,
              or deleted and recreated if it does exist.

       realm  The realm name to which the user name belongs.

       username
              The user name to create or update  in  passwdfile.  If  username
              does  not  exist  is  this  file,  an entry is added. If it does
              exist, the password is changed.




Apache HTTP Server                2004-01-06                       HTDIGEST(1)

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