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From Knute Johnson <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] FilesMatch problem?
Date Sat, 29 Nov 2008 18:14:19 GMT
Eric Covener wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 29, 2008 at 3:19 AM, Knute Johnson
> <> wrote:
>> I'm trying to limit access in a directory to just files that have a .dat
>> extension.  The httpd.conf file is stock with the addition of
>> <Directory "/com/knutejohnson/rrr">
>>    Options Indexes
>>    <FilesMatch "\.dat$">
>>        Allow from all
>>    </FilesMatch>
>> </Directory>
>> I've tried about 8000 other combinations but this is the one I thought
>> should really work.  I get "Forbidden" when I try to load it in the browser.
>>  I can deny all the .dat files and that works, why doesn't allowing them?
> Sounds like Order

Order isn't the problem but I've identified part of it.  I can access 
the .dat files but I can't see them with the index.  That's why I 
thought I couldn't get to them.  Is there any way to index the 
FilesMatch(ed) files in a directory?



Knute Johnson

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