I believe your choices are either:

1. use .htaccess authentication, which is usually constant for the time the
browser program is open.

2. develop your own user/pass system with sessions

I don't believe the two can work hand-in-hand.

Justin French

on 24/04/02 2:52 AM, Fifield, Mike ([EMAIL PROTECTED]) wrote:

> I have one directory that is protected with an .htaccess file on my server
> where I store all member content. What I want to do is have a page where
> members can log in, and after they have entered there user name and password
> I what the php script to authenticate them against the .htaccess file. If
> they are authenticated I would like to keep track of that as one of there
> session variables, so that they do not have to re-authenticate when they try
> to access content in the protected directory. Essentially what I am trying
> to do is give them access to the .htaccess protected based from a "submit
> form". Instead of requiring that they get the standard user name and
> password pop up window that one gets when you try to access a directory that
> is password protected on Apache.

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