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jsp_1983 01-26-2011 01:11 PM

WMin/VMin, virtual hosts and symbolic links
So, I'm trying to set up a Drupal multi-site installation, as described here - - but I seem to be having a bit of trouble.

I've got a virtual server set up in Virtualmin (running on CentOS 5.5) which is hosting the core Drupal installation (let's call it I've created a copy of the Drupal database and created a new settings.php file, as the tutorial says.

I've since created a new virtual server in Virtualmin (let's call it

Finally, I created a symbolic link in the web root folder of, like so: ln -s /home/siteA/public_html/ /home/siteB/public_html/

When I access, the tutorial suggests I should be able to set up the Drupal site for and set up the admin account, however all I see is the default 403 Forbidden page.

What have I misunderstood or done wrong?

bathory 01-26-2011 02:04 PM


You should look at apache error_log for more info, but I guess that you miss "FollowSymLinks" among the other options in the Options directive in httpd.conf


jsp_1983 01-27-2011 09:23 AM

Thanks, I'll take a look.

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