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From "ROGER DEBRY" <DEBR...@uvsc.edu>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Strange problem with permissions
Date Wed, 01 Nov 2006 17:55:57 GMT
Here is the message from the Apache error log:

[client 161.28.248.51] (13)Permission denied: access to
/phpBB2/docs/INSTALL.html denied

The Directory is defined in httpd.conf as

<Directory "/var/www/html">



>>> "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Boyle@swx.com> 11/1/2006 8:40 AM >>>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: ROGER DEBRY [mailto:DEBRYRO@uvsc.edu] 
> Sent: Wednesday, November 01, 2006 4:21 PM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org 
> Subject: [users@httpd] Strange problem with permissions
> 
> I have just recently installed Apache 2.2.2. All seems to work just
> fine.
> 
> However, today I downloaded a package that requires a number of
files
> be installed in my web directory. When I try to access these 
> files from
> a browser, I get an error message that I don't have 
> permission to access
> the files. 

Please cut'n'paste the exact error message in the error log. Also,
post
the config snippet for the configuration of your "web directory" (eg,
<Directory> container).

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 

> 
> I have an html file that I created sitting right next to the one in
> question in my web directory. It has exactly the same permissions
and
> ownership. I can access this file from the browser but not the one I
> downloaded. 
> 
> Stranger yet, I loaded the downloaded file into a text editor 
> and saved
> it with a different name. The file did not change. I can 
> access this new
> file just fine. 
> 
> Can anyone give me an idea of what is going on? 
> 
> Many Thanks....
> 
>
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