httpd-users mailing list archives

Site index · List index
Message view « Date » · « Thread »
Top « Date » · « Thread »
From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] "RewriteEngine on" creates a "403 Forbidden" error
Date Fri, 22 Feb 2008 18:23:28 GMT
On Fri, Feb 22, 2008 at 1:11 PM, thomas Armstrong <> wrote:
> >  What does the apache error log say?
>  [Fri Feb 22 10:03:38 2008] [error] [client] Options
>  FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is off
>  which implies that RewriteRule directive is forbidden:
>  /var/www/httpdocs/phpinfo.php

There ya go.

You have two Options lines in your <Directory> section. If you read
the docs on Options, you'll notice that the second one will override
the first one, causing FollowSymLinks to be turned off. Combine the
three options onto one Options line and everything should work.


The official User-To-User support forum of the Apache HTTP Server Project.
See <URL:> for more info.
To unsubscribe, e-mail:
   "   from the digest:
For additional commands, e-mail:

View raw message