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From Tom Cat <stry...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Combination of plain and html
Date Fri, 28 Oct 2005 18:33:21 GMT
This sounds more like it could be an SELinux problem too.

Check out this page for how to deal with both possible causes:
http://www.slingcode.com/apache.php

On 10/28/05, Ben Gardiner <bengard@gmail.com> wrote:
> I did as suggested, and still get one kind of error I can't understand.
> Here is the complete line as it appears in the error_log, except that
> the client identity is X'd out:
>
> [Fri Oct 28 06:42:19 2005] [error] [client XX.XXX.XX.XX]  Directory
> index forbidden by rule:
> /home/httpd/vhosts/aidsinfobbs.org/httpdocs/articles/
>
> There are others of the same format and message, that refer to other
> directories.  All such data directories are drwxrwxrwx since 2 days
> ago.
>
> Callers can access a certain datafile within that directory if the
> name of it is known and appended to the directory name, but they
> cannot access the directory itself for browsing, nor can they see the
> file names in it.
>
> Ben
>
> On 10/27/05, Joshua Slive <jslive@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 10/27/05, Ben Gardiner <bengard@gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > Acting as a caller, I can indeed reach a specific ascii file, but I cannot
> > > reach the intervening directory.  My hope was to contact someone who
> > > has the combination same as mine (some html and some ascii) in order
> > > to privately ask what should be my settings.
> >
> > As has been said about a half-dozen times, html and ascii has nothing
> > to do with it.
> >
> > Here's what you do next:  Open up httpd.conf in an editor (and any
> > other config files that apache may be using depending on your OS).
> > Search through this file for every instance of the Options directive
> > and make sure that every single one of them includes "Indexes" in the
> > list of options.  Then restart apache.
> >
> > If it still doesn't work, tell us exactly what URL you are trying, and
> > exactly what happens when you try it, including the EXACT contents of
> > the error log.
> >
> > Joshua.
> >
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