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From "Boyle Owen" <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Documentroot does not redirect...
Date Thu, 13 Apr 2006 11:09:28 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Van Crombrugge [] 
> Sent: Donnerstag, 13. April 2006 12:20
> To:
> Subject: [users@httpd] Documentroot does not redirect...
> When I put the file "index.htm" in my DocumentRoot 
> (/var/www/html) it displays in my browser.
> When I put that file in "/var/www/html/website" and add the 
> following to httpd.conf:
> NameVirtualHost *:80
> <Virtualhost *:80>

> Documentroot /var/www/html/website

First, spell the directive correctly... ie,  "DocumentRoot".

> ServerName
> </Virtualhost>
> When I enter in my browser, I still get the 
> 'index.htm' file in the documentroot and not the one in 
> documentroot/website.

- Please confirm that you restart apache (at least gracefully) between edits.

- Check you're editing the correct config (put a deliberate syntax error in this one and confirm
you get an error when restarting).

Owen Boyle
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> Can anyone assist?
> I have been working on this for a whole day and so have 2 of 
> my colleagues...
> Mark
> Belgium
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