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Old 03-03-2008, 11:29 PM   #1
immortaltechnique
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Configure Url to hide directory in apache


Hallo all,

Am abit stuck in trying to solve the following issue: I have a folder containing my website in /opt/lampp/htdocs. Now when i access the site, via the ip address i get the following:

http://172.x.x.x/my_website_folder.


However, i want do not to show the folder that has the contents. Instead i want to just reveal my index.php.

How do i configure apache to do this.


All help much appreciated
 
Old 03-03-2008, 11:36 PM   #2
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Add "-Index" (turn indexing OFF) to your <Directory> section in httpd.conf

You can also use <Directory> to cause the name typed in to the URL to be something completely different from the actual directory name on your hard disk.

Here's a link that might help:
http://xianshield.org/guides/apache2.0guide.html
 
  


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