Restricting and Controlling Access
Access Control Methods
There are several different ways to control access to your Web pages:
Password Protection by
Control access to your Web pages by UW NetIDs.
Control access to your Web pages using a single name and password that you create, distribute, and maintain.
Control access to your Web pages by defining and maintaining a separate group of names and passwords, all of your own choosing.
Controlling Access by
Specify which computers can or cannot access your Web pages.
Encrypted (SSL) Connections
Encrypted connections help protect information in transit over the Internet. They do not help you control who can access your Web pages as much as how. If you are controlling access to your pages, you can use SSL to make passwords and other information more difficult for others to steal.
Using Secure Sockets
How and when to use Secure Sockets Layer (SSL).