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Old 01-30-2007, 11:53 PM   #1
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will this work????

If i remember right on red hat 9.0 the HTTPD default Server ROOT is /var/www
can I change it to /home/usr/www so all user accounts can have their own web pages?

ON a Off topic issue i'm in need of i guess PRO help...... " IF anyone on here has used
DIRECTNIC and their Direct DNS service " please E-mail me i'm getting my domain from them
and rather lost, even with thrir help

thanks Wolfsar
Old 01-30-2007, 11:59 PM   #2
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1) By default, each user can have a web page in /home/userName/public_html. This is then accessible from http://server/~userName.

2) Is there any reason to be using Redhat 9. This is very old and unsupported. For a server, it is very bad because there are no security updates for it anymore. I suggest a modern, supported distro such as Ubuntu or Fedora (Successor to Redhat 9). Newer distros have Apache2, which, IMO, you should use rather than Apache 1.

3) I haven't used Directnic, but where are you getting lost? You need to give us more details. A DNS server should be independent of OS.

4) Can you use better thread titles in Future. Will this Work gives us no details at all about your problem.

I hope this helps


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