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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] httpd help
Date Tue, 30 Nov 2004 17:46:48 GMT
On Tue, 30 Nov 2004 12:43:01 -0500, Luke Shannon
<> wrote:
> Hi;
> I have an entry in my file:
> <Directory "/usr/apache/apache_1.3.27/htdocs/bolt">
>     Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
>     AllowOverride All
>     Order allow,deny
>     Allow from host
> </Directory>
> This allows only people from the IP addresses to see the files. Other people
> need to see a specific html document.  Here is what is in the .htaccess file
> for bolt:
> ErrorDocument 403 /public/500.html
> The problem is this public/500.html is in htdocs/bolt so the server won't
> let anyone see it.
> I am very new to Apache what can I do some not allowed clients can at least
> see this one document?

Well, one easy way to do this is to use an Alias to point the /public
directory at someplace that is not convered by the access
restrictions.  Another way is

 <Directory "/usr/apache/apache_1.3.27/htdocs/bolt/public">
<Files 500.html>
Allow from all


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