Creating user accounts for protected directories

To give users access to password-protected directories on your site, you add HT Access (HT is derived from hypertext) user accounts for them. When you create this user account, you add it to a group, and the user is given the group's access privileges.

To add an HTAccess user account:

  1. In the shortcuts area of the Home page, click Users (Web Server section). The Protect Directories: (HTAccess) Manage Users form opens. A list of user names displays in the lower section of the form.

  1. In the Add a User area, in the Username field, enter a user name for the new user.

  2. In the Password field, enter a password for the user.

  3. In the Confirm Password field, retype the password.

  4. In the Belongs to group(s) field, select the group or groups to which you want to add the user. You can add the user to multiple groups by pressing and holding down the Ctrl key while clicking the group names.

  5. Click Add/Edit. The new user name displays in the lower section of the form.

  6. Notify the user the account has been created and provide the user name and password you assigned so they can access protected directories.

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