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From Don O'Neil <...@whtech.com>
Subject general/2477: FollowSymLinks directive does not work in Virtual hosts
Date Sat, 20 Jun 1998 23:19:44 GMT

>Number:         2477
>Category:       general
>Synopsis:       FollowSymLinks directive does not work in Virtual hosts
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       critical
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    apache
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   apache
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Jun 20 16:20:00 PDT 1998
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     don@whtech.com
>Organization:
apache
>Release:        1.3 released
>Environment:
OS Free BSD 2.2.5, GNU 2.7.2. No patches
>Description:
When using the FollowSymLinks directive in virtual host setups you get an access denied message
when trying to connect to the virtual host. Putting the hard path in the virtual host setup
solves the problem.
>How-To-Repeat:
Create a sym link (ln -s) to a home dir for a virtual host and use this path for the Virtual
host setup path's.
>Fix:

>Audit-Trail:
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