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From Rob Hartill <hart...@ooo.lanl.gov>
Subject Re: WWW Form Bug Report: "Location/Status can't restrict or restricts all" on OTHER:QNX (fwd)
Date Tue, 14 May 1996 11:09:35 GMT
 
> Try instead switching allow and deny:
> 
> <LIMIT GET>
> order allow,deny
> deny from all
> allow from .mydomain.domain
> </LIMIT>
> 
> "order" describes the order in which deny and allow commands are 
> evaluated, with the server evaluating them until it finds a reason to 
> deny the request.  So, if it evaluates deny first, and finds a "deny from 
> all", it decides not to send the file.
> 
> Let me know if this doesn't solve the problem...

isn't this incorrect?   sounds assbackwards (TM) to me.

you want to deny everyone then allow a subset, not allow a subset then
deny everything.

It certainly goes against the documentation and simple logic.


??


rob

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