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Re: [SLE] Access to userdirs on Apache webserver
  • From: Richard Bos <allabos@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2001 21:55:51 +0200
  • Message-id: <E15ZHgS-0007Z5-00.2001-08-21-19-59-32@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Op dinsdag 21 augustus 2001 20:15, schreef je:
> Could someone who made access to userdirs possible, on a SuSE 7.1 system
> running Apache, please tell me how to do that? I have seen the pages linked
> to from, telling about this, but I find them mildly confusing,
> since they deal with setups that differ from the SuSE way of doing things.
> For instance, the SuSE Apache httpd.conf contains stuff that in the other
> setups are split into several different files.
> What I want is to make http access to /home/username/pub/ possible. Access
> to the actual /home/username/ directory should not be allowed, only to the
> pub/ directory.

Apache needs to be able to read all directories before/above the pub
directory. Which means in your case that the /home/username should have 755
permissions. If not it will never work! This is being subscribed somewhere
in the apache manual (don't know where).

Richard Bos
For those who have no home the journey is endless

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