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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] What ID does httpd run under? How to protect files so they are accessible to httpd?
Date Wed, 01 Aug 2007 00:14:41 GMT
On 7/31/07, siegfried <> wrote:

> I wanted the cygwin version so I could use the "ln –s" command to make files
> outside the directory available to the web server. (I don't know how to "ln
> –s" in windows otherwise).

Just use the Alias directive in httpd.conf!

(Symlinks are called junctions in windows, but you don't need them
when you can just use an Alias.)

I really would not recommend the cygwin version. Use the native
windows apache version.


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