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Old 09-13-2006, 12:01 PM   #1
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.doc file shows 403 forbidden instead of serving files

Good morning,

I have several .doc files stored on my internal server. When a browser tries to download one of these files he/she is shown a 403 forbidden. mime.types shows .doc as application/msword.

Any ideas?

Old 09-13-2006, 01:52 PM   #2
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It could be a problem with the permissons. Try changing the permissions to something like 755 e.g. chmod 755 *.doc.
Old 09-13-2006, 02:02 PM   #3
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well, I feel a little bit more humble now thanks!


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