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Old 07-30-2008, 10:03 AM   #1
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symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible

To whom it may concern

I am using SLES 10 SP1.1 , am getting an symbolic link error when executing a file to my Apache server see under mentioned.

[Wed Jul 30 14:55:04 2008] [error] [client ] Symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible: /srv/www/htdocs/gwclnt/SetupIP.fil

I did an symbolic link to #ls -l setupip.fil SetupIP.fil and a
#chmod -R a+r * to give the user rights to execute the file to my Apache server.

Could somebody pls. tell me what I am I doing wrong ?

Old 07-30-2008, 10:34 AM   #2
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May be you need to add +FollowSymLinks option to your Directory directive? See Apache Core Feautes - Options directive
Old 08-13-2008, 02:06 AM   #3
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symbolic link error


It is working

Old 10-19-2009, 01:26 PM   #4
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I also have this problem

Originally Posted by paullaubscher View Post

It is working


Where did you put this in the httpd.conf file?
Old 03-10-2010, 07:47 AM   #5
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I know this is old but someone will find it useful if your SSL doesn't work but HTTP does

edit /etc/httpd/conf.d/ssl.conf and add it in there

<Directory "/var/www/html">
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
AllowOverride None
Allow from from all
Order allow,deny


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