Apache directory

Hi experts,

I would like to know if is possible to access a directory thru the browser that is not under the site root.

Eg.
In httpd.conf
¿      DocumentRoot "/usr/local/alcani"

And I would like to view thru the browser files under /u/TXT/

Thank you for your answer,

Regards,
alcaniAsked:
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GaryConnect With a Mentor Commented:
You can add a symbolic link to the folder from the site root folders but as Dave has said it needs the proper permissions.
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Under a plain Apache install, the answer is no.  If the directory is in an 'alias' and the Apache user has permissions to access that directory, then yes.  Also, if Apache is running 'suexec' and that directory belongs to the user the site belongs so that they have permissions to access, then yes also.  That is common under 'per user' sites where each user has a web site in their own user space.
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