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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite not working
Date Thu, 02 Nov 2006 16:47:15 GMT
On 11/2/06, Richard de Vries <> wrote:
> I have a very strange situation.
> I am running two webservers. Both Apache 2.0.59 with
> almost identical configuration. On both servers I
> configured a mod_rewrite rule. It works on one, but
> not on the other.
> The webserver that does not work reports the following
> error message:
> [Thu Nov 02 08:22:16 2006] [error] [client
>] Options FollowSymLinks or
> SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is off which implies that
> RewriteRule directive is forbidden:
> /var/www/html/secure

There error message is quite explicit.  On the working server, you
must have someplace else in the config (or an .htaccess or an
Include'd config file) where you are turning on Options FollowSymLinks
or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch.

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