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From "Robert Dahlem" <>
Subject RE: Is "AllowOverride Options" dangerous?
Date Mon, 01 Jul 2002 10:27:13 GMT

On Fri, 28 Jun 2002 16:15:04 +0200, Boyle Owen wrote:

>The original question was how to prevent users from switching on CGI 
>execution by putting something like:

>	Options +ExecCGI
>	AddHandler cgi-script .cgi

>into a .htaccess file (assuming you had already allowed .htaccess with 
>an "AllowOverride Options" in the server config).

>Despite what the documentation states, it appears that you can't use 
>"AddHandler" in a .htaccess (I get "AddHandler not allowed here").

That's it! Thank you for pointing this out.


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