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From "Willem-Jan Meijer" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Forgive a Newbie :(
Date Sat, 18 Oct 2003 19:50:09 GMT
Michael Thompson <> schreef op zaterdag 18
oktober 2003 20:54:

> Hi Users,
>   This is such an st00pid question!
>   I have set up my apache server to enable the users to have their own
>   directorys for their content. However when they go to a incomplete
>   path such as http://whatever/~user1/ they get a permission denied
>   error. They need to enter the full path such as
>   http://whatever/~user1/index.htm it is fine.
>   How can I get apache to serve files such as index.htm etc to the
>   default web address?

Did you set the DirectoryIndex ? You can add here as much as docnames as you
want to be opened as index. When there isn't a file with a name listed in
DirectoryIndex you will get the error message.


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