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deny access to jsp folders and files when entering the url manually in the address bar

Posted on 2004-11-09
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hi all,
 is there a way to secure my folders and files in a jsp application?
how can i show a forbidden page error when the user enters in the address bar the ff:
https://localhost:8443/myjspfolder/another_folder
or
https://localhost:8443/myjspfolder/another_folder/pic1.gif

what i'm trying to say is,they should not be able to view the file or the contents of the folder when they enter it manually in the address bar.

i'm using apache tomcat 4.0 and jdk1.3.1 and ms sql as the database.

thanks in advance!
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in httpd.conf set following for / directory directive
  Options -Indexes
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