htdigest(1)htdigest(1)NAMEhtdigest - Create and update user authentication files
SYNOPSIShtdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username
DESCRIPTIONhtdigest 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
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.
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.
November 2000 htdigest(1)