[K12OSN] Users homepage gets 403 error

Petre Scheie petre at maltzen.net
Mon Dec 12 13:58:44 UTC 2005

What do you find in /var/log/httpd/error_log?

Barry R Cisna wrote:
> Hello list,
>       Could someone possibly,,,clue me in,,on why when ,,,,after
> uncommenting out the "users" homefolder/public_html  directive in the
> Apache/http.conf file, to allow for the use of,,it, They are getting 403
> forbidden in Apache. Ive seen lots of 403 error,, gotcha's,,but cant figure
> out,,whats up..
> I "upped "the /home/ folder ,,along with the ~/user/public_html/  folder as
> well, to 755(even 777),,restarted httpd,,and still 403 forbidden, Just
> trying to get this working for the first time,,for students...
> Im sure Apache is seeing the URL..otherwise,,we wouldnt be getting the "you
> do not have permission to access the ~/xyz folder on this server",,message.
> We've tryed .../localhost/~user and ../localhost/~user/
> No Joy,,
> Ideas..??.
> Thanks for any input..
> Barry
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