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htdigest(1)							   htdigest(1)

NAME
       htdigest - Create and update user authentication files

SYNOPSIS
       htdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username

DESCRIPTION
       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 httpd Apache web 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  specified,  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.

       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
	      exist, the password is changed.

SEE ALSO
       httpd(8)

				 November 2000			   htdigest(1)
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