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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Spurious access denied errors
Date Sun, 11 Feb 2018 15:25:23 GMT
On Sun, Feb 11, 2018 at 4:56 AM, Daniel <> wrote:
> what if?
> The way I see it you are the admin and supposed to set up a correct
> documentroot, there are not "what if" for things under your control
> imo.
> About the internals probably some knowledgeable dev can tell you much
> better than I, but afaik DocumentRoot is always checked because it is
> "where all starts", that is, by definition DocumentRoot is where
> apache starts looking when serving requests, all things you "mount"
> such as aliases are "mounted" on top/after/relative to it, so just
> take better care where you point the documentroot because it is
> important.

The error may come from a subrequest, which is an internal feature
where a module like mod_dir might use to probe if some URL exists.

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