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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Files invisible to Apache?
Date Wed, 05 Oct 2005 17:50:54 GMT
On 10/5/05, John Oliver <> wrote:
> I just set up a directory on an existing website and copied some files
> into it.  While the first file was copying, I looked at the directory
> with a browser, and it showed the first file.  After all of the other
> files are done copying, though, it still only shows that first file...
> I've shift-refreshed, used different browsers, etc.  Permissions on the
> files are exactly the same, 644  Why on Earth would the web server
> (2.0.49, BTW) "remember" the first file and refuse to recognize the
> others?

Rather old version.  You should upgrade.

> Oh, and if I put the full path
> http://web.server/directory/name-of-invisible-file in the browser, I can
> download the file in question.  But it still doesn't show up in the
> directory list in the browser.  There are no errors in the error_log.

Are you sure the requests are actually hitting the server, and not a
cache (ie, does the access log show the requests with a 200 status)?

Do the files in question match any IndexIgnore directives?


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