|The Apache HTTP Server Reference Manual
by Apache Software Foundation
Paperback (6"x9"), 862 pages
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You should also read the documentation for mod_auth_basic and mod_authz_host which contain some more information about how this all works. mod_authn_alias can also help in simplifying certain authentication configurations.
The various ciphers supported by Apache for authentication data are explained in Password Encryptions (p. 1639).
And you may want to look at the Access Control (p. 1281) howto, which discusses a number of related topics.
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