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From "Steve Smith" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Default home page other than index.html
Date Fri, 05 Dec 2003 09:40:45 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> Then check that there isn't a more specific DirectoryIndex directive
> overriding it.
There wasn't one, but I appreciated the example as I learnt something.

> In a case like this:
>     <VirtualHost *>
>         DirectoryIndex a.html b.shtml
>         DocumentRoot /path/to/somewhere
>     </VirtualHost>
>     <Directory /path/to/somewhere>
>         DirectoryIndex index.html
>     </Directory>
> The last DirectoryIndex would apply to the doc root of the virtual host,
> because it is more specific.
As above that was new to me :)

> I would suggest putting the GUI tool in the trash can, and edit the
> configuration by hand, and specify the directive in the doc root's
> <Directory> block instead, which is generally a better idea.
Yes I can see, the GUI really does have a mind of its own so consider it

> Regards,
> Robert Andersson

Many thanks


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