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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directive explanations
Date Fri, 27 Feb 2004 15:48:40 GMT
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004 wrote:
> Some of the questions I have are:
> Q1. What are these LogFormat directives and what are the various parameters here
> e.g. %h, %>s, {Referer} etc.

> Q2. Where can I get the details on what goes into the access_log created
> by this CustomLog directive? I can see there is loads of useful info in
> the logs. There are error_log files created also.

> Q3. What do these directives do?

> Q4. I read the following protects the server:
> <Directory />
>    Order Deny,Allow
>    Deny From all
> </Directory>
> I read that the Order statement says Allow all access to the Server Root
> directory by default. Then the Deny seems to say, override the Allow and
> Deny all users access to the Server Root directory? How do Order and
> Deny/Allow work? Do the directories below the Server Root inherit from
> the Server Root?

This is not the ServerRoot.  It is the root of the filesystem.

There are some examples here:


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