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From Justin Pasher <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] A simple, probably configuration problem
Date Fri, 14 Nov 2008 23:38:58 GMT
Tolga Guver wrote:
> Hi,
> I have just setup an apache server in which i want one general page
> linked to the users own web pages in their home directories.
> I setup the httpd.conf so that users public_html folders be accessible :
> <IfModule mod_userdir.c>
>     # UserDir disable
>     UserDir public_html
> </IfModule>
> however when i try to access to a users web page i get the error
> The requested URL /~tolga/ was not found (although it is there and
> permissions are correct)
> when i check the error_log of httpd i have realized that the server
> was actually looking for a folder
> /var/www/html/~tolga instead of /home/tolga
> [Fri Nov 14 12:56:10 2008] [error] [client] File does not
> exist: /var/www/html/~tolga
> I was wondering if there is a way to overcome this problem. It is
> probably a simple one but i couldn't solve it.
> thanks a lot
> tolga

Just to take the obvious out of the equation, you are loading 
mod_userdir in your apache config, correct? Do you by chance have any 
rewrite rules in your config that might be messing with the URL?

Justin Pasher

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