Exclude file/directories/urls from Apache .htaccess password protection :: How to

I’ve an Apache .htaccess password protected site I’m working on but need certain pages to be accessible without a password

Took awhile but finally got it figured out - refer my .htaccess file below for the details

AuthType Basic
AuthName "Auth Required"
AuthUserFile /path/to/.htpasswd
Require valid-user
# allow public access to the following resources
SetEnvIf Request_URI "(path/to/directory/)$" allow
SetEnvIf Request_URI "(path/to/file\.phpt)$"  allow
SetEnvIf Request_URI "(util)$"  allow
Order allow,deny
Allow from env=allow
# allow open access to entire site for select ips and sites
Allow from 777.777.77.7
Allow from 888.888.88.8
Satisfy any

Refer gist for comments https://gist.github.com/justinkelly/1565033

Justin Kelly

Justin Kelly

Web Developer, Business Analytics, Data Engineer specialising in PHP and Tableau

Based in Melbourne, Australia

Feel free to contact me justin@kelly.org.au or _justin_kelly

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