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Old 03-24-2009, 12:10 PM   #1
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Apache: Adding access to other non DocumentRoot directories

I'm running Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4.0. I'm configuring the webserver (Apache) to serve directories that are not under the DocumentRoot directory. I've added the following to my httpd.conf:

DirectoryIndex index.html index.php index.htm

Alias /hspice/ "/usr/local/synopsys/current/hspice/hspice/docs_help"
<Directory "/usr/local/synopsys/current/hspice/hspice/docs_help">
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks

AllowOverride None
Allow from all

Order allow,deny

Restarted httpd. Now I can do and I can see all the files in the directory. However, if I do I get 404 Not Found error. Ideally I want to be served from /usr/local/synopsys/current/hspice/hspice/docs_help/index.html

What am I doing wrong? The files under docs_help have 755 permission.
Old 03-24-2009, 12:26 PM   #2
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Ignore. The problem was with the trailing slash in Alias. Seems to work now.


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