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From Rob Hartill <r...@imdb.com>
Subject Re: trick to..
Date Tue, 20 Aug 1996 18:56:19 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
>
>On Tue, 20 Aug 1996, Rob Hartill wrote:
>
>> How can I deny access to everything except for 1 URL.
>> I have <Location /> being used to deny access to the entire
>> site for runaway robots but can't then serve them a custom 403
>> message to explain to humans at that site why they're banned.
>> 
>> Is there a trick to do this?
>
>Well, I'm not sure exactly how your "deny access" thing works, but
>Location segments override each other. So you could do:
>
><Location />
>deny from whatever
></Location>
>
><Location /dont-deny>
>deny from none
></Location>
>
>That should work.

Ahh, didn't think of that. I put it first thinking that it'd have
a better priority there :-|

Take another gold star from the pile if it works.


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