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From Philip Wigg <p...@philipwigg.co.uk>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Help needed to set correct permissions
Date Thu, 04 Feb 2010 13:27:23 GMT
> I'm running a default httpd install from the yum repository (Fedora
> 12). The user and group that starts the httpd process is "apache"
> (default configuration in httpd.conf).
>
> The default page is located in /var/www/html/
>
> I have a few users on this box for whom I need to setup virtual hosts
> and their httpd root directory should be in their home directories,
> i.e. /home/somebody/www
>
> This is an example configuration for a virtual host
>
> <VirtualHost *:80>
> ServerName mydomain.com
> ServerAlias www.mydomain.com
> DocumentRoot /home/somebody/www/
>
> <Files ~ "^\.ht">
> </Files>
> <Directory />
>    Options FollowSymLinks
>    AllowOverride None
>    Order deny,allow
>    allow from all
> </Directory>
>
> </VirtualHost>
>
> When I try to access any page on the virtual host, it says I do not
> have permission. error_logs show the following
>
> [Wed Feb 03 23:55:51 2010] [error] [client 1.2.3.4] (13)Permission
> denied: access to /favicon.ico denied
>
> I changed the group of /home/sombody to "apache" by exectuing chgrp -R
> apache /home/somebody. What am I missing here?

What are the permissions on /home/somebody?

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