that looks like exactly what i needed, thanks!

On 11/29/05, Dave Carlson <thecubic at> wrote:
> You may be intending to use <Location>;  <Directory> is for an absolute
> filesystem path, and <Location> is for a URL.  I have a similar version
> working (mine allowing unauth for localhost, and require auth for others)
> using <Location>:
> <Location /portal>
>         AuthName        [Name]
>         AuthType        Basic
>         AuthUserFile    [htpasswd]
>         Require         valid-user
>         Order   allow,deny
>         Allow from
>         Satisfy         any
>         Options -Indexes
> </Location>
> I don't know if it even works for <Directory>.
> Dave Carlson