Apache provides a rich set of control mechanisms for protecting Web pages,
and continues to track emerging standards, such as the
Digest Authentication one, very closely. With care and a little
creativity, you should be able to easily apply whatever protections
you want to your Web site.
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(although a few days may pass if I’m travelling or my mail volume is
‘way up). If I don’t respond within what seems to be a reasonable
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About the Author
is a member of the Apache Group and a director and vice
president of the
Apache Software Foundation.
He is also a core member of the
Jikes open-source Java compiler project, a contributor to the
PHP project, the author of
Apache Server for Dummies, and a contributing
Apache Server Unleashed.
He can be reached via email at
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