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From J Greenbaum <jgb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] symbolic link to public_html folders
Date Thu, 23 Sep 2010 16:22:17 GMT
I tried that one too, but no luck.  Thanks for the response.

-Jason

On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Rainer Jung <rainer.jung@kippdata.de>wrote:

> On 21.09.2010 22:18, J Greenbaum wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> I'm having trouble configuring apache so that the public_html folder can
>> be a symbolic link to another directory.  On my Ubuntu 10.04
>> installation, my userdir.conf file includes the 'FollowSymLinks' option
>> for the /home/*/public_html directories.  However, if I try to access my
>> user directory from a browser 'http://localhost/~username<http://localhost/%7Eusername>',
>> I get a 403
>> Forbidden error.  In the apache error log, it says:
>>
>> Symbolic link not allowed or link target not accessible:
>> /home/username/public_html
>>
>> I have ruled out the possibility that this is a permission problem since
>> I can access the directory directly rather than through the symbolic link.
>>
>> Any ideas would be appreciated.
>>
>
> Could it be "SymLinksIfOwnerMatch":
>
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/core.html#options
>
> Regards,
>
> Rainer
>

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