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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: access restrictions inheritence
Date Wed, 23 Jul 2003 14:59:41 GMT

On Wed, 23 Jul 2003, michael portmann wrote:

> Hi
>
> Simple question. I have a directory with includes some child directories.
> If restrict access to the parent directory, is it also automaticly
> restricted for child directories?

Yes.

> And how is it if I allow symbolic links there for linked directories?

Apache follows the symlink but does not reset the path for checking
against <Directory> entries, so they should still be restricted.

Of course, you should test this yourself.

Joshua.

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