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From S├ębastien Moretti <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] FilesMatch does nothing
Date Mon, 09 May 2011 13:38:19 GMT
>>>> Hi
>>>> I run several servers and sometimes for some of them, directives in
>>>> FilesMatch seem never to be executed.
>>>> Problems come when apache is the frontend of other servers such as tomcat
>>>> or
>>>> play framework, through mod_jk or mod_proxy.
>>> In Apache terms, these requests don't match any Directory or Files
>>> containers because they're not mapped to any Directory or file.
>>> Pieces of the URL aren't files.
>>> Use Location/LocationMatch.
>> I should use LocationMatch everywhere, it will be less ambiguous for my
>> mind.
>> Thanks Eric
> FWIW -- The manual cautions against this, since you might accidentally
> expose a resource on a 2nd URL (or via some 'equivalent URL?') and
> have access control mis-applied.

I mainly take care of access control issues at the OS level and use
FileMatch or LocationMatch for HTTP header issues.

But I have definitely to take care of that.

Thanks again

S├ębastien Moretti

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