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From Chris Meadors <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] confused with directory permissions
Date Sun, 01 Dec 2002 20:27:25 GMT
Jordan Thompson wrote:

> I don't have anything like this.  I assume it would be in the
> commonhttpd.conf file?

Well look to see what your "DocumentRoot" is pointing to.  Then find the 
matching "Directory" tag.  In a pinch you could use:

<Location />

> Would this work even if I want to allow access to indexes without the
> .htaccess file?  Remember I only want o mess with the .access file in those
> (rare) cases that I want to restrict access.

That is *exactly* what it would do.


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