When I password protect my project using htpasswd & htaccess the swfupload will not complete, and returns a ‘Upload Error: 401’ error. Anyone know how to let swfupload know you are already logged into the apache password protected area?
Ans is: HTTP Authentication is not supported. The Flash Player documentation claims that it will handle it but I’ve never seen it work properly.
# neonsilk Says:
March 7, 2010 – 4:31pm
You can turn off authentication for one file… just put something like this in an .htaccess file in the same directory: