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Old 03-11-2004, 07:59 AM   #1
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Thumbs down Apache - 403 Forbidden - Access to Subdirectories


Hi all,

as a newbie in setting up an apache (1.3.9) with php4 and mySQL (3.22), I got:

403 Forbidden - You don't have permissions to access /doc/php/index.html on this server

when trying to reach files contained in subdirectories of /www


I installed:
* /www as DokumentRoot
* /www (and subdirectories) have 755-permissions and owner.group of www-data.www-data

I run apache as root - the user which opens the browser is part of the group www-data.

Questions:
* What causes this 403 error?
* How can I solve it ("open" subdirs of /www in httpd.conf or srm.conf)?
* Are those "sticky-bits" responsible for this access troubles- how to apply?

(Similar questions/answers in this forum didn't give me the right hint)

TIA for any help
Dieter
 
Old 03-11-2004, 08:57 AM   #2
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Strange, but It works now in some manner:

I renamed the directory /www/doc to /www/dc

I'm really confused - what did I do?
How can I prevent the 403 error in future?

Dieter
 
Old 03-25-2004, 12:51 PM   #3
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I ran into a similar problem when I was trying to setup apache to work in any other directory than /var/www...

The resolution turned out to be adding an entry for the new dir in httpd.conf like this:

<Directory /home/some_other_direcory/>
Options Indexes Includes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
AllowOverride AuthConfig
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>

then reloading apache.
 
  


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