You can assign unique userids
and passwords to control access to various web pages. An example
of this function is apparent when you access your own Control
Panel -- each time you are prompted for your userID and password.
The actual web pages are not password protected, but rather the
directory in which they reside.
This feature is only available for UNIX web
hosting accounts, and is available in your account Control Panel.
FrontPage users should NOT use this feature.
How to use:
- Create the directory you wish to password
protect using an FTP client
- Select the link titled, "Edit
Access" in your Control Panel
- Enter the name of the directory and click
The first time you use this function, the
page will reload and the "Add/Modify user" option will
appear toward the bottom of the page. If you have already added
users, the option to "Remove user" will also appear.
A list of userIDs will be updated and
displayed as you maintain the list. Create a new HTML document or
copy an existing one into the directory and try loading the page
from a web browser. If a password is required, you've done your
Do not attempt to password protect any
system directories such as "stats" or "cgi-local".
Edit Access CANNOT be used to create additional FTP userIDs and