Nginx Security Hardening and Rules

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Tue Oct 21 14:47:05 UTC 2014

c0nw0nk Wrote:
> I hate to bring bugs into this topic but seems possible that this is
> something Windows related.
> But auth_basic is not working.
> admin:Wjki8C1VIunc2
> So that would be
> Username : admin
> Pass : lol123
> But everylogin results in a password mismatch ?

You need htpasswd from Apache.

htpasswd.exe -nb admin lol123
Automatically using MD5 format on Windows.

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