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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Problems with accessing linked NFS directories.
Date Wed, 05 Dec 2007 00:12:05 GMT
fchan wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm having problems with trying to link a directory to an NFS mount to 
> htdocs directory. I get a Forbidden: You don't have permission to access 
> /calendar/ on this server.
> The file is a in /usr/local/apache/htdocs and here is the ls -l of the 
> link:
> lrwxrwxrwx  1 root    root           27 Nov 13 12:07 calendar -> 
> /mnt/nucleus/share/calendar
> Here is the file in /mnt/nucleus/share:
> drwxrwxrwx  8   60001 nfsnobody      512 Dec  4 15:25 calendar
> Is there reason why cannot access linked directories via NFS in apache?

Examine the directive Options AllowSymlinks (which speeds up your
server enormously anyways, and should always be considered for
root-controled file spaces.)

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