HTDIGEST(1)                        htdigest                        HTDIGEST(1)

       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 exist.

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

              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.

Apache HTTP Server                2018-07-06                       HTDIGEST(1)