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Why am I getting a 403 error?

Bruce Gust
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I moved the Laravel site I was working on from one box to another. I can access the site just fine if I do http://localhost/new_nomas/public/index.php. However, if I try to configure my httpd-vhosts.config file to accommodate a "new_nomas.site" url, as I did on the other computer, I'm getting a "403 Forbidden" error.

I'm running Apache 2.4.41. Here's my httpd-vhosts.config file:

<VirtualHost *:80>
	ServerName nomas.site
	DocumentRoot c:/wamp/www/new_nomas/public
	<Directory "c:/wamp/www/new_nomas/public">
	AllowOverride All
    Require all granted
	</Directory>
</VirtualHost>

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...and here's my "hosts" file from the Windows/System32/drivers/etc directory:


127.0.0.1 nomas.site

Everything is pretty much identical to what I had before, but when I attempt "nomas.site" in my URL, I get a "403 Forbidden" message.

I've adjusted the security permissions in all of the files...

What am I missing?
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