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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] cgi-bin in VirtualHost
Date Mon, 07 May 2007 17:49:48 GMT
Joshua Slive wrote:
> On 5/7/07, Joe Demeny <> wrote:
>> It never occurred to me that I needed to add these permissions in the
>> <Directory> section.
>> In the main configuration part I have user directories defined as:
>> <Directory /home/*/htdocs>
>>      AllowOverride None
>>          Order allow,deny
>>          Allow from all
>> </Directory>
>> I assumed that this definition was going to be "inherited" by the
>> <VirtualHost> directives.
> It is. But your cgi bin directory is not under /home/*/htdocs. If you
> have a bunch of sites, you may want to add a similar section for
> <Directory /home/*/cgi-bin>.

Keep in mind also that wildcard/regex match locations, directories and
files are all applied after their non-pattern, explicit flavors.

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