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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.   See
	      http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2617#section-3.2.1	for  more  de-
	      tails.

       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 ex-
	      ist, the password	is changed.

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

Apache HTTP Server		  2012-07-19			   HTDIGEST(1)

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