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nginxAuthentication with Nginx and htpasswd


server {
  location /admin {
    auth_basic “For chosen only”;
    auth_basic_user_file /etc/nginx/.htpasswd; 
  }
}ctrl + c
server {

virtual server configuration block

/admin

example location to restrict with password

auth_basic

enables HTTP authentication

“For chosen only”

message before asking for password

auth_basic_user_file

set file path to generated htpasswd file

/etc/nginx/.htpasswd

generated htpasswd file