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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] how many <Location> directives can you have?
Date Thu, 02 Jun 2011 13:14:32 GMT
On Wed, Jun 1, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Tommy Peterson
<> wrote:
> I think I am confused about the <Location> directive. How many can you have? Can
you list 4 or 5, for example, and they are all acted upon? Or does Apached just start with
the first and stop there. Sorry for such a basic question but I ran into an issue.
> I used such a directive to lock down a particular directory. All was good. Then I decided
that I only wanted part of the directory (web app) to be locked down. So I added several such
Location directives. While it appeared to work . . . well without going into too much detail
the application didn't require authentication. So I thought it was my application until I
changed the directives back to one for the entire directory/application and it started working
again as it should.

Generally, the contents of the matching sections are merged together.
  How this works for specific directives sometimes takes

Be aware also that location /foo includes anything under /foo. If you
want more control, use LocationMatch.

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