Re: Apache Confusion
From: madninja (madninja_at_1086.nospam.org)
Date: 05 Dec 2003 13:47:50 EST To: Eric Enright <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Yes thats correct,
And remember that the Document root is just that. If you
where to pull up your server by ip the page in the document root
will be displayed. For user sites you will pull it up IP/~user/ unless
you have setup virtual hosts. Then you will be able to map DNSname to
On Fri, 05 Dec 2003 01:13:01 -0500, Eric Enright wrote:
> On Thu, 04 Dec 2003 06:00:16 +0000, Razzel wrote:
>> After reading my survival guide, apache.org documentation, etc. I am
>> confused as to where to put my home page (index.html). One seems to
>> indicate that I should have public_html under /home/<username>/ yet
>> again elsewhere it seems I should put it under
>> DocumentRoot/htdocs/<username>. So I put it in both places and used
>> <hostname>.<dnsdomainname>/~<username. That did not work and the
>> error.log said the connection was refused because of "no such file". It
>> could not find /var/www/htdocs/<username>/manual/images/xxxx. Where
>> xxxx is the following files: apache_pb.gif, mod_ssl_sb.gif,
>> openssl_ics.gif, and feather.jpg.
>> This is further confusing as these files are in
>> I understand that if I use /var/www/htdocs/<username> that I need a soft
>> link to icons. Do I need a similar link to manual. NO. I tried it and
>> that doesn't work.
>> Can someone clearify for me where to put my home page in order to use:
> Typically, /home/you/public_html.
> Be sure that you actually have this feature activated in Apache, and also
> remember that the httpd process itself needs permissions to access the
> directory, and all parent directories (ie, give execute permissions on
> /home/you, and make sure public_html and everything under it is readable by
> everyone, and the directories executable).