RE: [Nolug] brain-dead Linksys (CISCO) engineers

From: John Souvestre <>
Date: Mon, 3 Nov 2014 14:16:08 -0600
Message-ID: <00e401cff7a3$024db250$06e916f0$>

Hi Joey.

Nginx doesn't have the Apache .htaccess file feature. I don't know about

Btw - I seem to recall hearing that Cisco sold Linksys to Belkin (?) a while


    John Souvestre - New Orleans LA

-----Original Message-----
From: []
On Behalf Of Joey Kelly
Sent: 2014 November 03, Mon 08:46
Subject: [Nolug] brain-dead Linksys (CISCO) engineers

Check this out...

Any decent webserver is going to disallow access to HTTP AUTH .htaccess files,
for obvious reasons. Any programmer with even a modicum of sense is going to
put the .htpasswd file out of the path of the webserver, just like the docs
say. Not Cisco:

--Joey Kelly
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