troubleshooting Question

Apache, permission denied when trying to access site

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To give a bit of history. I had an internal server setup running centos, apache, php and MySQL. Something went wrong with the server so I installed a new hard drive, installed centos, apache, php and mysql again.

I setup the original drive as a second drive and copied across the contents of my web folder, as well as the following two apache config files;

I've set the permissions of all files and folders in the web root to 755. All files for my web server are stored in /home/webdev/ with the 755 permissions being set on the webdev folder and all sub files and folders.

I've checked the error_log, and this is what I get;

[core:crit] [pid 4333] (13)Permission denied: [client] AH00529: /home/webdev/public_html/myfolder/.htaccess pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file, ensure it is readable and that '/home/webdev/public_html/myfolder/' is executable, referer:

Here's the output of 'ls -al' on the myfolder path;

drwxr-xr-x. 6 webdev apache   4096 Jan 23 09:54 .
drwxr-xr-x. 8 webdev apache     86 Jan 22 18:02 ..
drwxr-xr-x. 5 webdev apache     76 Jan 22 18:02 app
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache     64 Jan 22 18:02 composer.json
drwxr-xr-x. 2 webdev apache     60 Jan 22 18:02 email
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache   6518 Jan 22 18:02 favicon.ico
drwxr-xr-x. 6 webdev apache     79 Jan 22 18:02 framework
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache    445 Jan 22 18:02 .htaccess
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache    928 Jan 22 18:02 .htaccess_live
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache     46 Jan 22 18:02 index.php
-rwxr-xr-x. 1 webdev apache  46177 Jan 22 18:02
drwxr-xr-x. 4 webdev apache     56 Jan 22 18:02 vendor

I don't understand why I'm getting permission denied.

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