Where to go for more information

If you are interested in learning more about user authentication, I suggest the links below. You will find many more advanced uses of this convenient method of security for your website. These links are primarily for use with the Apache HTTP Server, although some of the features are cross-platform.

Apache Week feature on User Authentication
a variation of the tutorial you have been using
mod_auth module
the specs on using text-based authentication files
Apache Week feature on DBM User Authentication
alternative to text-based authentication for large numbers of users
mod_auth_dbm module
the specs on DBM authentication
ErrorDocument directive
allows you to change server error messages
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