About protecting directories
You can limit access to files stored on your site by requiring
users to type a password to gain access. This is known as "protecting
When users attempt to access a file in a protected directory,
the Web server displays a login window. Users with access privileges enter
their user names and passwords to access the file. Users without access
privileges cannot access the file.
You protect directories in one of two ways:
Through the Site
Administrator control panel if Microsoft® FrontPage® Extensions are not enabled for
Through the FrontPage
Extensions interface if FrontPage Extensions are enabled for your site.
To determine whether FrontPage extensions are enabled for your site, click
Site Information on the System Menu, then check
whether FrontPage is shown as available in the Services and Options section
of the Configuration window.
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Published April 16, 2004