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Bug 1854 - Apache gives "Forbidden" in any attempt to access users directories.
Apache gives "Forbidden" in any attempt to access users directories.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: apache (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
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Reported: 1999-03-27 16:23 EST by kirasa
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-29 15:59:44 EST
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Description kirasa 1999-03-27 16:23:44 EST
Spent several hours this morning trying to resolve this one.

Apache 1.3.3 with RH 5.2 does not allow access to users
directories.  Any attempt to access the public_html
directories for any user results in the "Forbidden" page
being returned.  Nothing on the Apache "help" site is any
help.  Did RH do something since Apache is not installed in
its default directories?

Wasted a LOT of time trying to resolve this.  It was NOT a
problem with the RH 5.0 release.
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-03-27 16:53:59 EST
what's the permission on the .public_html directories,
and the user's home directories?
Comment 2 Preston Brown 1999-03-29 11:20:59 EST
what is the error in /var/log/httpd/error_log right after trying to
access the directory?  This will almost surely tell you the real

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