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From "Rob Wilkerson" <r.d.wilker...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] configuration question from an Apache newbie
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2006 09:24:41 GMT
Check your DirectoryIndex directive, too.  I get this a lot when I
forget to put in a file that I use.  By default, Apache ships with
index.html, for example, but not index.htm (which is what I use).

On 7/10/06, Chris Schulman <cschulman@austin.rr.com> wrote:
> Forgive me for asking a possibly very basic question.  I'm good in a lot of
> technical areas, but I'm trying to get Apache working and it's my first
> time ever to install any kind of server.
>
> My server needs are simple, as I'm installing Apache for local use only; it
> will not be accessible through the Internet.  I'm running WinXP SP2.  I
> downloaded and installed the Apache 2.2.2 Win32 binary.  The installation
> appeared successful; after I finished, I pointed my browser to
> http://127.0.0.1/, and received Apache's "It Works!" web page.  I then
> opened httpd.conf and changed the DocumentRoot directive to:
>
>     DocumentRoot "G:/tees"
>
> which is my development directory.  (That directory contains index.htm and
> several other web pages.)   But now, when I try to browse
> http://127.0.0.1/, I get the familiar "Forbidden: You don't have permission
> to access / on this server."
>
> I've checked everything I can think of related to permissions and security,
> and I don't know what the problem is.  Any suggestions?  Thanks in advance.
>
>
>
>
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