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Install htpasswd on Amazon Linux 2

Dec 03, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment

Setting up htpasswd to have basic-auth for your site users can be done in a few steps depending on your web server. Here I’m going to cover just the installation process of htpasswd on Amazon Linux 2. Let’s jump on the installation part.


  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo privileges

Install htpasswd on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. Update the system packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install htpasswd.

sudo yum install httpd-tools

Step 3. Verify the installation.

htpasswd --help


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