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Old 12-26-2005, 08:31 PM   #1
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Unwanted 404 error with apache

This issue has been solved. Thank you for reading.

I am running apache 1.3.x with mod_ssl and trying to install the vqadmin gui for qmail but when I try accessing the file over the net, it doesn't seem to exist and I get 404 errors. (/www/mail/cgi-bin/vqadmin/vqadmin.cgi) (This file definatly does exist on the file system)

The home page of the site works ( so i don't think it's a problem with the VirtualHost settings, although I am using mod_ssl, and i'm not used to that. I also have a .htacess file in the vqadmin folder which should allow it to execute cgi scripts

It's really quite annoying... Can anyone help?

UPDATE: I just tried it without ssl on port 82 ( with the same result
Not Found
The requested URL /cgi-bin/vqadmin/vqadmin.cgi was not found on this server.
Here's the contents of the .htaccess file in /www/mail/cgi-bin/vqadmin
AuthType Basic
AuthUserFile /www/mail/.htpasswd
AuthName vQadmin
require valid-user
satisfy any
And the directory informaion in httpd.conf:
<Directory "/www/mail/cgi-bin/vqadmin">
deny from all
Options ExecCGI
AllowOverride AuthConfig
Order deny,allow

<VirtualHost *:82>
DocumentRoot "/www/mail"
Don't worry. Solved it!

Last edited by Vossy; 12-26-2005 at 10:27 PM.


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