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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.2.8 VirtuaHost and a NAS
Date Tue, 04 Mar 2008 23:17:38 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 7:13 AM, Graeme Fowler <> wrote:
>> Hi
>>  On Mon, 2008-03-03 at 21:10 -0900, Brian wrote:
>>  > DocumentRoot "L:/test"
>>  Wouldn't that be "L:\test", with a backslash?
> No, all paths in httpd.conf should use forward slashes.
> The problem of not being able to access network drives is typically
> explained by running apache as a service under privileges that don't
> allow network access (usually LocalSystem). See:

Exactly; it's also worth using //machine/share/ syntax instead of L: since
the service control manager won't mount up L: for you.

But if the service "run as" account doesn't have access to //machine/share,
httpd won't start.  See your application event log for details.

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