troubleshooting Question

Internal Server Error when accessing page through symbolic link

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Hello,

First off: My host provides me with two directories:

1- /usr/home/(account name)
2- /usr/www/users/(account name)/(domain directory)

I placed my web files in the home directory, and created a symbolic link to access the directory that should be accessible to the public (I'm using symfony, so that's a single directory - called web).

With this set up I get an "Access Forbidden" error. So I added a .htaccess file in my domain directory (/usr/www/users/(account name)/(domain directory) i.e. it's in the same folder as my symbolic link).

I now get an Internal Server Error, which I can't seem to brush off. The contents of my .htaccess file are:

AddDefaultCharset utf-8
AddType application/x-httpd-php5cgi .php

<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot "/usr/home/username/domaindir/web"
  <Directory "/usr/home/username/domaindir/web">
   AllowOverride All
   Allow from All
  </Directory>
</VirtualHost>

Note: I used to have a passwd file in my web directory, which I removed in the hope of fixing the Access Forbidden problem.

Any help will be highly appreciated.
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