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htaccess folder protection + php7.0-fpm/fastcgi : .php files still accessible
I’ve setup a small droplet with php7.0-fpm/fastcgi, apache 2.4 on a Ubuntu 14.04.
Everything runs smoothly, except one small detail :
The thing is I want to protect a folder via a classic .htaccess protection, nothing fancy.
But, if I go to “my-droplet-ip/my-protected-folder/my-file.php”, I still can access it, even with an htaccess configured.
If I go to “my-droplet-ip/my-protected-folder”, the login/pass prompt shows up like expected.
Same normal behavior for “my-droplet-ip/my-protected-folder/a-file.(html/png/ini…)”
I’ve read many things, like the fact that fastcgi could “process” php files before htaccess, but I can’t really figure why/how.
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