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From Jez Hancock <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] UserDir & DocumentRoot
Date Tue, 10 Feb 2004 20:04:26 GMT
On Tue, Feb 10, 2004 at 11:54:22AM -0600, Michael Collins wrote:
> The error suggests that the problem is with permissions.  A bogus 
> directory such as, ... results in error "The URL 
> was not found."  While  ... results in error 
> "You don't have permission to access /~mcollins on this server."
> Do all higher directories have to be publicly accesible for a 
> subdirectory to be publicly accessible?

They have to be accessible by the user that apache runs as.

Jez Hancock
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