To update an .htaccess file so that a folder or webspace requires one to log in with an eID (authentication), follow these steps:

  1. Locate a page named . which is your .htaccess file
  2. Open the page and select Edit from the toolbar
  3. Use the Configure tab to locate the Block: htaccess_configuration
  4. Right-click on the Block and select Edit

  5. Ensure that Authentication is selected
  6. Type in the eID you want to add; use the green plus sign (+) to add subsequent eIDs

  7. Click Submit
  8. Republish your .htaccess page

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