Solved

apache warning "/.htaccess indexes options not allowed here"

Posted on 2007-11-19
2
5,280 Views
Last Modified: 2012-08-14
I am hosting a site.  I can access the site externally.  In my apache2 error_log file I get:

/var/www/mywebsite/community/media/.htaccess: Option Indexes not allowed here, referer: http://mywebsite/community

mywebsite is just a placeholder.

my httpd.conf:

NameVirtualHost *:80
<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerName mywebsite.com
ServerAlias mywebsite.com *.mywebsite.com
DocumentRoot /var/www/mywebsite
ErrorLog /var/www/mywebsite/error_log
</VirtualHost>

I looked in /var/www/mywebsite/community/media and I see a .htaccess file.  Here it is:  

Options -Indexes
<FilesMatch "^.*\.php|.*\.html|.*\.pl$">
ForceType application/x-httpd-php-source
</FilesMatch>


What is wrong here?
Thanks in advance for your help,
 
0
Comment
Question by:AgilityIS
2 Comments
 

Author Comment

by:AgilityIS
ID: 20317648
i got it

<Directory /var/www/mywebsite/>
            Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
            AllowOverride None
            Order allow,deny
            allow from all
</Directory>

Thanks, it just took a little more reading in the good ole apache book.
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
EE_AutoDeleter earned 0 total points
ID: 20968306
ijk111,
Because you have presented a solution to your own problem which may be helpful to future searches, this question is now PAQed and your points have been refunded.

EE_AutoDeleter
0

Featured Post

Enterprise Mobility and BYOD For Dummies

Like “For Dummies” books, you can read this in whatever order you choose and learn about mobility and BYOD; and how to put a competitive mobile infrastructure in place. Developed for SMBs and large enterprises alike, you will find helpful use cases, planning, and implementation.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Over the last year I have answered a couple of basic URL rewriting questions several times so I thought I might as well have a stab at: explaining the basics, providing a few useful links and consolidating some of the most common queries into a sing…
If your site has a few sections that need to be secure when data is transmitted between the server and local computer, such as a /order/ section for ordering or /customer/ which contains customer data, etc it would of course be recommended to secure…
Microsoft Active Directory, the widely used IT infrastructure, is known for its high risk of credential theft. The best way to test your Active Directory’s vulnerabilities to pass-the-ticket, pass-the-hash, privilege escalation, and malware attacks …
This video shows how to use Hyena, from SystemTools Software, to bulk import 100 user accounts from an external text file. View in 1080p for best video quality.

778 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question