You may wish to restrict access to a portion of your website by using a group password. For example, professors may want only their students to see their lecture notes or offices may wish to share internal information like work schedules.
Only those persons with valid credentials can view the files over the web.
This service is only available for University at Albany sites hosted on the University at Albany's main web server under the /www, /wwwres, or /wwwfac directories. Pages which reside in a tilde "~" directory cannot be password protected using this process.
This type of directory should not contain sensitive information such as student names with grades, quiz solutions, social security numbers, medical information, and passwords to other accounts.