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From Robert Zagarello <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Trying to access directory index outside doc root
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2005 17:51:57 GMT

Kevin wrote:

>My document root is /var/www/html and I'm trying to
>show a directory index of all of the files in
>/home/kdo/working/excessinv on the same server.
>I've tried all variations of the configurations below
>and haven't had any luck.  I'm running 1.3.27 on a RH
>7.3 server.
>Alias /excessinvarch/ /home/kdo/working/excessinv
><Directory "/home/kdo/working/excessinv">
>    Options +Indexes FollowSymLinks
>    Order allow,deny
>    Allow from all
>Can anyone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
>Any help is appreciated!
>Kevin Old



My apache config file shows the realname enclosed in
quotes with a terminating slash in the Alias
directive, so try:

Alias /excessinvarch/ "/home/kdo/working/excessinv/"


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