FreeBSD: Documentation of the installed 3rd-party software at your fingertips
Many third-party software which is installed by FreeBSD's ports system or by other means, place some kind of documentation into the directory
In the virtual host definition of Apache for my local site, I got:
Alias /manuals "/usr/local/share/doc" <Directory "/usr/local/share/doc"> AllowOverride All Options Indexes AuthType Digest AuthName Manuals AuthDigestProvider file AuthUserFile "/usr/local/etc/apache24/manualusers.passwd" Require valid-user </Directory>
In order to create the password digest file of the HTTP Digest authentication for accessing the manuals, execute the following command:
htdigest -c /usr/local/etc/apache24/manualusers.passwd Manuals "user name"
In order to add more users, use the same command without the
htdigest /usr/local/etc/apache24/manualusers.passwd Manuals "other name"
Restart Apache and point the web browser to the URL (let's assume the domain name is
Copyright © Dr. Rolf Jansen - 2018-07-14 11:11:18