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From ML <mailingli...@MailNewsRSS.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directory Permssions
Date Tue, 14 Jul 2009 18:00:35 GMT
Hi Doug,

So does that prevent crawling and browsing, but does allow if I click  
a link or include a file it will work?

-Jason

On Jul 13, 2009, at 4:57 PM, Doug Bell wrote:

> On Jul 13, 2009, at 1:37 PM, ML wrote:
>
>> Hello All,
>>
>> I am confused about directory permissions inside of my wwwroot/
>>
>> I am using name-based virtual hosting and I have y web root as /var/ 
>> www/html
>>
>> All of my websites are inside /var/www/html in their own directories.
>>
>> How can I i have a directory protected from crawlers indexing it?  
>> What is the right permission set?
>>
>> How can I have a directory that apache can use, but nobody can  
>> browse to?
>>
>> The reason is that I have PHP/MySQL Setup and I store all of my  
>> MySQL connection information and queries in a directory and I dont  
>> want people 'finding' this by simple browsing the website or using  
>> a web grabber to take a copy of the whole site.
>>
>> Can anyone provide insight?
>
>
> To prevent a directory from being served by the webserver, do this:
>
> <Directory /path/to/directory>
>    Order allow,deny
>    Deny from all
> </Directory>
>
> Put this block in your <VirtualHost> block.
>
> Doug Bell -- Senior Developer, Plain Black Corp.
> [ http://plainblack.com ]
> all that groks is
>
>
>
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