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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Apache 2.2.3: "You don't have permission to access the requested directory" for public_html directories w/o index.html
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 23:36:48 GMT
On 7/6/07, <> wrote:
> I am upgrading Apache from 1.2.6 to 2.2.3.  Everything appears to be
> working except for users' public_html directories without an index.html
> file.  Instead of displaying the files in the directory, the browser
> displays the following error:
> You don't have permission to access the requested directory. There is
> either no index document or the directory is read-protected.
> Error 403.
> These are the latest configuration statements that I've tried:
> <Directory /*/public_html>

That's almost certainly not correct since "*" does not match "/". You
probably want <Directory /home/*/public_html> or something similar.

Also, always check the error_log for more details about the problem.


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