Well, that won't do the OP any good if he isn't using Rails.

There's a sample of Webrick authentication at
http://thekode.net/misc/httpd-auth.txt

Bill

On Sat, 8 Jan 2005 23:36:25 +0900, Peter Retief <peter / tekboer.tk> wrote:
> Sarah Tanembaum wrote:
> > jim / freeze.org wrote:
> >
> >> Hi
> >>
> >> I have a directory of files that I want to share over the net
> >> with Webrick. Basically, I have something simple now where
> >> Webrick mounts the directory and serves up the files. Neat
> >> and simple.
> >>
> >> However, I have another set of files that I want to share,
> >> but I want to have only authorized people access them.
> >>
> >> Is there a simple way (say by adding htaccess to a directory(s))
> >> to add authentication to a webrick mounted directory?
> >>
> >> Sorry if this is a dumb question.
> >>
> >> Thanks
> >
> > Is Webrick secure? What's precautions and gotchas should we put our
> > attention too? Also, how the performance?
> 
> Hi
> Use controller (before_filter) with rubyonrails and the login generator
> Peter
> 
> 


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