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From "Ian Cant" <...@maniahub.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Windows Vista DocumentRoot relocation issue 403 Forbidden
Date Tue, 28 Apr 2009 12:59:42 GMT
Thanks, I've just realised what a stupid mistake that was.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Eric Covener" <covener@gmail.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 2009 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Windows Vista DocumentRoot relocation issue 403 
Forbidden


On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 8:42 AM, Ian Cant <ian@maniahub.com> wrote:
> Hi, I am experiencing problems installing Apache 2.2.11 including open-ssl
> onto my Windows Vista Ultimate (no service pack) machine. I have followed
> tutorials I have seen online about running the installer from command 
> prompt
> (as Adminstrator) and installing Apache outside of the Program Files
> directories. I have installed into C:\apache. I wish to change the
> DocumentRoot from the standard htdocs (which does work) and move it to
> c:\webroot. However when I do this I am returned a 403 Forbidden error. I
> have tried to copy and paste the existing htdocs directory (from c:\apache
> too c:\webroot\htdocs) amending the htpd.conf file as applicable and still
> experience the same difficulty. I am a new user of Vista so not 100% on
> everything as yet. Done some searches online and have'nt been able to pick
> up anything. Thanks In Advance. Ian

What does your error.log say when you hit the 403? Did you update all
the references to c:\apache\htdocs, or just the DocumentRoot line?
You need to do the former.


-- 
Eric Covener
covener@gmail.com

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