By now, you will be aware that OpenShift uses Apache with
mod_wsgi to serve your web applications. In this recipe, you will learn to use the
.htpasswd files to configure the Apache web server for the HTTP basic authentication. The GitHub repository for this recipe is https://github.com/OpenShift-Cookbook/chapter8-htaccess-recipe.
This recipe is based on the assumption that you have read the previous recipes in this chapter. To walk through this recipe, you will need the rhc command-line client installed on your machine. Please refer to the Installing the OpenShift rhc command-line client recipe in Chapter 1, Getting Started with OpenShift, for details.
Perform the ...