[WBEL-users] Error 500
Thomas E Dukes
edukes at alltel.net
Mon Jul 11 18:45:46 CDT 2005
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> [mailto:whitebox-users-bounces at beau.org] On Behalf Of
> Jan-Albert van Ree
> Sent: Monday, July 11, 2005 4:36 PM
> To: whitebox-users at beau.org
> Subject: Re: [WBEL-users] Error 500
> On Monday 11 July 2005 22:11, Thomas E Dukes wrote:
> > Hello,
> > This may be a little off topic.
> > How do you display files in a directory without getting
> 'Error 500'.
> > An example would be the files located on the various
> mirrors for WBEL.
> > I don't think it's a permission problem as setting the
> directory and
> > files to 777 doesn't help.
> I'm assuming you mean for a webserver?
> You'll need to edit the /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf , assuming
> you're using Apache (if not I can't help you and the rest is
> For each main directory that holds webserver files you'll
> find a section beginning with
> <Directory /var/www/html>
> and ending with
> In between are the options for that directory and ALL it's
> subdirectories, unless those are defined again elsewhere in
> the configuration or in a .htaccess file.
> You'll need to add the "Indexes" Option to the directory section.
> However this is a bad thing security-wise, PLEASE read the
> Apache documentation and try to set up a small separate
> section, or use a .htaccess file to set the needed options.
I wasn't sure what this feature was called. I did find it under
mod_autoindex. Got it working now!
PS I will password protect the directory with mod_auth_mysql. Also, I know
that if an index file is not present in a directory, the files will bw
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