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HTDIGEST(1)			   htdigest			   HTDIGEST(1)

       htdigest - manage user files for digest authentication

       htdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username

       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

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

	      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.

	      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.

       This program is not safe as a setuid executable. Do not make it setuid.

Apache HTTP Server		  2007-04-24			   HTDIGEST(1)

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