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Old 06-11-2010, 03:48 AM   #1
gardenair
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Apache server fot testing.


Hi,
Iam using red hat linux for testing Apache server.The apache server "httpd" is working and in the web brower when i write "http://localhost" itshow me the apache test page.
Well i want to know that where this test page exist and if i want to change this page and add my pwn web page then how can I do it.
(My server IP address is 192.168.1.10 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0)

2- An other linux client computer is connection with a switch when it open its brower and write my apache server ip address in the web browser like http://192.168.1.10 it show melinux directory structure instead of apache test page.
My client IP address is 192.168.1.20 Subnet mask 255.255.255.0)


3- My last computer running windows xp whic is(IP address 192.168.1.30 subnet mask 255.255.255.0 ) also connection with the switch for testing purpose.When I open IE and type http://1920.168.1.10 it say "page cannot be displayed"

please guide me that how can i fix my issue one ofter one.

thanks in advance
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Old 06-11-2010, 04:31 AM   #2
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Should be whereever your httpd.conf file is telling Apache the default document root is.
{/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf}

Try looking in:
/var/www/html/
/var/www

Some installations will have the default 'it works' index.html file, but I have found with CENT this is missing and a custom generated 'branded' index pops up thanks to file '/etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf'.

Not sure if this helps, but it may start you off.
 
Old 06-11-2010, 04:31 AM   #3
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The listing of the directory is down the the 'DirectoryIndexing' feature common to all web servers, and should really be switched off in the http.conf file (most likely /etc/httpd/cond/httpd.conf, or some such, depending on your distribution). Directory Indexing is a legacy from the old days of the Web, when you could trust web users not to go rampaging across your directory structure, seeing what they could break, at the first opportunity you gave them.

You also need an index file in our web server's DirectoryRoot. This is a type of file, that the server will look for, and serve, based on its name, whenever a specific page isn't given by the browser. Typically this is index.html, index.php, or default.html, or some name like that.

Again, this is fully configurable in the httpd.conf file.

What is going on on the Windows box may be more difficult to determine, but try installing a better web browser, and see if you can coax it into giving you a more productive and informative error message.
 
  


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