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Old 08-07-2006, 12:23 AM   #1
leftPeg
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apache 403 error even though permissions are 777


Hello.

I have an Alias set up in my httpd.conf.
When I try to access a web page in the Alias directory I am getting a 403 error. I've changed to owner of the file and all its parent directories to 'nobody' and even changed the permissions to 777 but I am still getting the 403 error. What else should I be doing?

Selinux is disabled so it shouldn'T be an issue with that.
 
Old 08-07-2006, 01:25 AM   #2
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Can you post your Alias section? The following is a basic example that works for me...
Code:
Alias /stuff /usr/local/stuff
<Directory "/usr/local/stuff">
  Options FollowSymLinks
  AllowOverride None
  Order allow,deny
  Allow from all
</Directory>
 
Old 08-07-2006, 02:18 AM   #3
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Thanks for the interest.

I found out my problem. The very top directory in the path to my file had permissions of 644. I now know that a directory has to be "executable" in order for it to be read. I changed permissions to 755 and I can now view my file.
 
  


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