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From BAO RuiXian <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Setting Directory Indexes
Date Wed, 18 Feb 2004 23:54:02 GMT

Alex I wrote:

>When I tried to go to the directory that I wanted to be indexed it just said
>that it was forbidden to access. All other directories weren't indexed which
>was half of what i wanted to happen.
Maybe you can show us the related part of your config file, the error 
logs and the file permissions.



>I hoped that this directory would be indexed so i could see all the files
>inside it and that all other directories wouldn't be indexed.
>Ok, Lets say that the directory that i want to be indexed is /alex
>So I want to be able to access http://host/alex and then it should come up
>with the files in that directory.
>And then if i access any other folder like http://host/test I want it not to
>show any files.
>----- Original Message ----- 
>From: "Boyle Owen" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Thursday, February 19, 2004 2:45 AM
>Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Setting Directory Indexes
>Plain text please...
>Your solution should have worked. What exactly went wrong? What did you
>hope to happen? What did happen (give examples).
>Owen Boyle
>Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored.
>-----Original Message-----
>From: Alex I []
>Sent: Mittwoch, 18. Februar 2004 17:24
>Subject: [users@httpd] Setting Directory Indexes
>Hi there,
>I have Apache 2.0.48.
>I would like to make all directories not viewable unless the files
>inside the directories are linked to. But at the same time I would like
>one folder to be viewable.
>I have tried to put -Indexes in the DocumentRoot and +Indexes in the
>directory but that still doesn't allow me in the directory i would like
>to be viewable.
>Thanks for your time,

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