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From "Jeff Cohen" <supp...@gej-it.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Newbie Questions: modules / directory listing / languages
Date Tue, 27 May 2003 19:38:29 GMT

> Jeff,
> 
> Thanks for getting back on this.  I think I am better off just leaving
> everything as is since all is working nicely.  The reason I was looking
> to
> do all these was basically to cut down the config file just for easier
> editing - but its definitely not a necessity (more of a curiosity).
> 
> One questions though.  For disabling directory indexing you said to use
> Options -Indexes.  I tried omitting Indexes all together and it gives
> an
> access forbidden (which is good).  Are the two approaches effectively
> the
> same?

Yes, but the -Indexes is some sort of Deny command.
Jeff Cohen


> 
> Thanks!
> 
> Denise 
> 

> 
> 
> Hi Denise,
> 
> 
> > I have newbie questions and would appreciate if anyone has any
> advice.
> >
> 
> As a first thing in life, not in Apache, I would suggest that you learn
> to swim before you jump into deep water.
>  
> > 1)  I installed the binary distribution of Apache 1.3.27 and would 
> > like to remove any modules that are not necessary.  How can I find
> out 
> > which modules
> > I am using / need?  I'd like to uninstall any unnecessary modules but
> > don't
> > want to affect anything..
> > 
> 
> What do you need or don't need to run??
> Apache has a module per each feature, if you don't need some features, 
> see which module is loading it and just comment it (#).
> 
> > 2)  How do I disable directory listing?  For example if the URL
> points 
> > to a directory which has permission but no index file is specified,
> it 
> > will give
> > a directory listing for all files in that directory.  I'd like to
> > disable
> > this feature.
> > 
> 
> In Directories containers:
> Options -Indexes
> 
> > 3) Can I remove the AddLanguage directives if I only want my pages to
> > be served in English?
> > 
> > Thanks!! And sorry for the basic questions :)
> > 
> 
> just comment out the lines when they are being added (# at the front of
> each line)
> But why would you like to do that?? the highest priority by default is 
> being given to English anyways, only if you need to change to any other
> language than i would say to "play" with it.
> 
> > Denise
> 
> All the best,
> Jeff Cohen


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