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From Forrest Aldrich <for...@forrie.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Proper configuration of FollowSymLinks in 2.0.54
Date Thu, 08 Sep 2005 22:40:05 GMT
Thanks for your reply.

I changed this from "Options All" to "Options +FollowSymLinks" and I 
still get the same error.

I'm using a fairly stripped-down httpd.conf for this, too.


Thanks.



Dukkefup Mun wrote:

> Using "Options All" under 2.054 does not give you everything 
> explicitly.  You need to define +FollowSymLinks in order to be able to 
> traverse SymLinks.  Same as if you want to explicitly allow CGI with 
> +ExecCGI.  That should work for you.
>
>  
>
> ~~John Aldrich
>
>     ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>     From: /Forrest Aldrich <forrie@forrie.com>/
>     Reply-To: /users@httpd.apache.org/
>     To: /users@httpd.apache.org/
>     Subject: /[users@httpd] Proper configuration of FollowSymLinks in
>     2.0.54/
>     Date: /Thu, 08 Sep 2005 17:53:30 -0400/
>
>     What is the proper way to configure FollowSymLinks in 2.0.54?
>
>     I'm having a problem getting this to work at all - after reading
>     the manual, searching for examples, it seems fairly
>     straightforward; however, every combination I try fails with:
>     Symbolic link not allowed.
>
>     I am suspicious that I've hit a bug, and actually filed a bug
>     report <http://issues.apache.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=36364>,
>     to which detractors insist there is no bug.
>
>     I tried a stripped-down httpd.conf that has basically this:
>
>     DocumentRoot /usr/local/www/data:
>
>         <Directory />
>             Options All
>         </Directory>
>
>
>     The symlink is in the DocumentRoot as:
>
>     files -> /usr/local/shares/directory
>
>     I tried specifying the directory in different ways:
>
>         <Direcotory "/files">
>
>         <Direcotry "/usr/local/www/data/files">
>
>         <Directory "/usr/local/shares/files">
>
>
>     the last option isn't valid, but I tried it anyway.
>
>     This does *not* work, and I'm completely puzzled.
>
>     What's more, the same configuration works fine under 1.3.x, using
>     just a Directory pointer to /symlinkname.
>
>     I'd appreciate some clarification/examples of how to do this
>     properly under 2.0.54.
>
>
>     Thanks.
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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