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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] FilesMatch does nothing
Date Mon, 09 May 2011 13:21:15 GMT
On Mon, May 9, 2011 at 9:13 AM, S├ębastien Moretti
<> wrote:
>>> Hi
>>> I run several servers and sometimes for some of them, directives in
>>> FilesMatch seem never to be executed.
>>> Problems come when apache is the frontend of other servers such as tomcat
>>> or
>>> play framework, through mod_jk or mod_proxy.
>> In Apache terms, these requests don't match any Directory or Files
>> containers because they're not mapped to any Directory or file.
>> Pieces of the URL aren't files.
>> Use Location/LocationMatch.
> I should use LocationMatch everywhere, it will be less ambiguous for my
> mind.
> Thanks Eric

FWIW -- The manual cautions against this, since you might accidentally
expose a resource on a 2nd URL (or via some 'equivalent URL?') and
have access control mis-applied.

Eric Covener

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