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From "Jacob Coby" <jc...@listingbook.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] newbie question
Date Mon, 04 Nov 2002 18:06:37 GMT
Did you check permissions?  The user that apache runs as ('nobody') needs
read and execute rights to the target directory and the symlink.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sourian" <sourian@softhome.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2002 5:57 PM
Subject: [users@httpd] newbie question


> Hi list!
>
> This is my first post, so be nice ;)
>
> I have an Apache server, running on a RedHat 8.0.
>
> I use it for testing various projects I made (I am a student), and I
> have this issue: In the /var/www/html/ directory I made a symlink ~/work
> pointing to a directory from /home/userdir/...
>
> My problem is that although I can see the test page when I enter IP into
> browser, when I write http://xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx/work I get this error
> message:
>
> Forbidden
>
> You don't have permission to access /work/ on this server.
>
> Additionally, a 403 Forbidden error was encountered while trying to use
> an ErrorDocument to handle the request.
> Apache/2.0.40 Server at _default_ Port 80
>
> I've studied the manuals for Apache 2.x, but I couldn't figure it out.
> I've let the server follow symlinks, even if the owner of the folder
> differ, but the error remain.
>
> Thanks for your time. Sorry if I bothered you.
>
> Regards,
> Sourian
>
>
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