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From Alfred Vahau <Alf.Va...@upng.ac.pg>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] deny from all is needed?
Date Mon, 09 Jan 2006 00:45:20 GMT
According to the Apache docs, the default as you have it is to allow 
all. Therefore Deny from all is needed.

Alfred,

cifroes wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm having a small argument with another "sys admin" (ok, newbies sys 
> admins :P) and i would like to know if you can help, I want to 
> restrict a dir to only a network (10.254.0.0/24). I'm using this config:
>
> <VirtualHost *:80>
>
>        ServerName      test.example.com
>
>        DocumentRoot    /var/www/manual
>
>        ErrorLog       /var/log/error_log
>
>        CustomLog      /var/log/access_log common
>
>        <Directory "/var/www/manual">
>
>                Order deny,allow
>
>                Allow from 10.254.0.0/24
>
>        </Directory>
>
> </VirtualHost>
>
>
>
> As you noticed i'm not using in the directory directive the "deny from 
> all" instruction and that is my doubt: *is it still correct to use it 
> this way without the "deny from all" or the deny from all is needed 
> for this to work?*
>
> I tried it and i think it works as is, but my friend is telling me he 
> always uses deny from all and that it is needed... Apache version is 
> the latest from 2.0 and all other configs are not touched.
>
>
> Thanks in advance for your feedback,
>  -- cifroes
>
>
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