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From Jez Hancock <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] httpd.conf differences under Windows/Linux?
Date Mon, 16 Feb 2004 18:48:55 GMT
On Mon, Feb 16, 2004 at 01:45:52PM -0500, Tim Thorburn wrote:
> The problem I'm noticing is when I copy my <VirtualHost> commands from my 
> Windows httpd.conf to the linux version I get a permission denied 
> error.  Here is a sample:
> Port 80
> NameVirtualHost
> <VirtualHost>
> 	ServerName testSite
> 	DocumentRoot /home/testSite/public_html
> </VirtualHost>
> I've also added testSite into my /etc/hosts file.  After reading through a 
> few archived messages on this list I went and made the directory 
> /home/testSite/public_html 777 as well as all the files and sub-directories 
> contained within it as a way of trying to isolate the problem.
> Is there a simple step I may be missing in the Linux setup of Apache that 
> differs from the Windows version?

Have you made sure that the directory(ies) that contain
/home/testSite/public_html are readable by the apache user (ie /home and

Jez Hancock
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