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       htdigest - manage user files for digest authentication


       htdigest [ -c ] passwdfile realm username


       htdigest  is  used  to create and update the flat-files used to store usernames, realm and
       password for digest authentication of HTTP users. Resources available from the Apache HTTP
       server can be restricted to just the users listed in the files created by htdigest.

       This  manual  page  only  lists  the command line arguments. For details of the directives
       necessary to configure digest authentication in httpd see the Apache manual, which is part
       of the Apache distribution or can be found at


       -c     Create the passwdfile. If passwdfile already exists, it is deleted first.

              Name  of the file to contain the username, realm and password. If -c is given, this
              file is created if it does not already exist, or deleted and recreated if  it  does

       realm  The     realm     name     to     which     the     user    name    belongs.    See
     for more details.

              The user name to create or update in passwdfile. If username does not exist is this
              file, an entry is added. If it does exist, the password is changed.


       This program is not safe as a setuid executable. Do not make it setuid.