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From Lourdes Jones <>
Subject Re[2]: [users@httpd] Directory help need by newbie
Date Wed, 06 Nov 2002 18:10:42 GMT
Hello rott,

On Wednesday, November 6, 2002, 11:40:34 AM, rott wrote:

> im sorry this is so confusing
> students are opening excel documents on the university web server changing
> information on other students work and closing out of the document by
> clicking on the X in top right corner of screen and by doing this it over
> writes the information i dont think it is an apache problem but a problem in
> Office 2000

1) you've never said what operating system is in place.
2) check your permissions on the files themselves.  They need to not
be writable by the apache server.
3) office has a habit of bypassing apache and directly connecting to
the files if it can.  So you may need database access settings.

Best regards,

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