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Re: 403 Forbidden



On Tue, 18 May 2004, Alexander Dalloz wrote:

> Am Di, den 18.05.2004 schrieb Edwin Humphries um 09:57:
>
> > We have a Fedora web server hosting 3 domains: www.ironstone.com.au,
> > www.e-quality.com.au, www.exportersnetwork.org.au. Used to work fine,
> > but now:
>
> Then you did change something.
>
> > Opening a browser to any of these sites just brings up the Fedora
> > Core Test Page. Accessing it from the localhost via lynx shows a 403
> > Forbidden display, then skips to the Fedora Core Test Page.
>
> If you check /etc/httpd/conf.d/welcome.conf you will see that it is
> exactly the default behaviour if you have no indexing page in the
> documents root.
>
> > Loading the URL with the directory in which the site is loads the
> > site correctly (eg, http://www.exportersnetwork.org.au/exportnet/).
>
> Be sure what you want the DocumentRoot to be and set it correctly. Of
> course use an index page too which will be then presented by default.
>
> > The apache error log shows lots of "Directory index forbidden by
> > Rule: /var/www/html/" with some lines giving a "referer" URL.
> >
> > How do I get these websites working again?
>
> Check your Apache2 configuration files and the content of the
> directories holding the webpage content.

In particular, check the DirectoryIndex setting.  In the original
httpd.conf from the RPM, this setting appears to be empty, but it should
have the names of files loaded by default when your URL specifies a
directory, e.g., index.html.




>
> > Edwin Humphries,
>
> Alexander
>
>
>

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		Matthew Saltzman

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