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From CJ <unix1...@yahoo.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] question about turning off indexing
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2003 16:22:35 GMT
Hello Boyle,

I just tried changing the ordering of the commands as
you mentioned and I still have the problem. 

Bummer for me...

And to asnwer the other person yes the directories do
exist as I created them on the server myself. 



CJ
--- Boyle Owen <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> wrote:
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: CJ [mailto:unix1adm@yahoo.com]
> >
> >I did a search on the system for a .htaccess file
> and
> >there is none. I checked the httpd.conf file and
> there
> >is an entry for AccessFileName .htaccess
> >
> >But since I did not find a .htaccess file on the
> >system I am guessing this is not the problem. 
> >
> >I have even tried a "default" httpd.conf file to
> see
> >if it was something in my file. Same problem
> exists. 
> >
> >I did as you suggested and added the AllowOverride
> >None and it returned an error of not allowed here.
> I
> >put it at the very top like you said. 
> 
> Whoops - my mistake... That has to go in a Directory
> container. So do:
> 
> 	<Directory /public>
> 		AllowOverride None
> 		Options -Indexes
> 	</Directory>
> 
> Try this and see what happens.
> 
> Rgds,
> Owen Boyle
> 
> 
> >--- Boyle Owen <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> wrote:
> >> >-----Original Message-----
> >> >From: CJ [mailto:unix1adm@yahoo.com]
> >> >
> >> >For each directory I have listed in the
> httpd.conf
> >> >file I added a line that says 
> >> ><Directory /public>
> >> >Options -Indexes
> >> ></Directory>
> >> 
> >> This should be enough to switch off indexing.
> >> 
> >> >If I substute the Options line for
> >> >IndexIdnore .. * 
> >> >I do not see the files but I can still attempt
> to
> >> get
> >> >a dir listing. I do not want that. 
> >> 
> >> I guess you mean "IndexIgnore" - anyway; this
> will
> >> stop any files
> >> appearing but will still make an empty directory
> >> page. Obviously, this
> >> is not the solution.
> >> 
> >> The problem must be that something else is
> switching
> >> Indexing back on. I
> >> would suspect a .htaccess file with "Options
> >> Indexes" inside it. Check
> >> if you have an AccessFileName directive in
> >> httpd.conf - this will tell
> >> you the name apache expects for the access-file.
> If
> >> nothing is there,
> >> it's ".htaccess" by default. Look for this file
> >> under the docroot and
> >> see if it has an "Options Indexes" inside it - if
> >> so, remove it.
> >> 
> >> Alternatively, just put "AllowOverride None" at
> the
> >> top of httpd.conf -
> >> this will switch off .htaccess altogether and you
> >> can be sure that only
> >> httpd.conf directives are being used. Then see if
> >> "it works".
> >> 
> >> Rgds,
> >> Owen Boyle
> >> 
> >> >
> >> >Does this explain it better? 
> >> >
> >> >--- Joshua Slive <joshua@slive.ca> wrote:
> >> >> 
> >> >> On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, CJ wrote:
> >> >> 
> >> >> > Yes I tried that as well and it still does
> not
> >> >> work. I
> >> >> > can still get a dir index.
> >> >> 
> >> >> > > See:
> >> >> > >
> >> >>
> >>
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/misc/FAQ.html#options
> >> >> 
> >> >> The answer in the FAQ is perfectly correct. 
> >> Saying
> >> >> "I tried that as well"
> >> >> doesn't tell us exactly what you did, but you
> >> must
> >> >> not have done it
> >> >> correctly.
> >> >> 
> >> >> Joshua.
> >> >> 
> >> >>
> >>
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