basic auth symlink

AMP Admin admin at
Thu Jun 25 20:56:01 MSD 2009

I'm not sure if it does or not.

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-nginx at [mailto:owner-nginx at] On Behalf Of Maxim Dounin
Sent: Thursday, June 25, 2009 11:35 AM
To: nginx at
Subject: Re: basic auth symlink


On Thu, Jun 25, 2009 at 11:08:48AM -0500, AMP Admin wrote:

> Can you add basic authentication to a symlink in the web directory?  I tried it but I don’t get a prompt.  Just want to check if it’s possible before I start troubleshooting my config.  Thanks. 

It should work as long as nginx doesn't distinguish symlinks from 
real files/directories.

Maxim Dounin

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