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I have a dev box running and i changed the path of the vhost from /home/username/www to /home/username/public_html.

Retarted apache and now the site is giving me a 403 when i visit the site and php isnt working now either.

The server is centos 5.5 x64, php is 5.3.5

Any help is appriciated.

Cheers.

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Paste your complete VirtualHost here. –  Suku Mar 31 '11 at 14:57
    
@peter: gist.github.com/8dace001c0388b6caf6b –  Kyle Hudson Mar 31 '11 at 15:06

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I am referring the portions between "

<VirtualHost 10.0.2.8:80>

and

</VirtualHost>

Document root and "Directory" directive are different.

DocumentRoot /home/username/public_html
<Directory /home/mobile/www>

Make that same.

Also make sure that there is at least one file in DocumentRoot with any of the following name

index.html index.htm index.php index.php4 index.php5
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Thanks you Peter that sorted it. :D +1 –  Kyle Hudson Mar 31 '11 at 15:44

Check acccess permission to this folder and to parent folder. Drfault permission to user's homedir in CentOS is 700 (rwx for owner, no access to any other user).

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@Paul: I did chmod 0777 /home/username/, no luck –  Kyle Hudson Mar 31 '11 at 14:58
    
@Kyle Hudson: ouch, please do not do that unless you do not care about the safety of your server and others. 777 means that anyone can read and write to it. –  Lekensteyn Mar 31 '11 at 15:03
    
@Lekensteyn: It was only a temp measure to ensure it wasn't a simple permissions error. I will restore the permissions when this issue is resolved. Thanks for the concern :) –  Kyle Hudson Mar 31 '11 at 15:09
    
@Kyle Hudson: You said you've chmodded /home/username to 777. That's not recursive, have you tried chmod +rx /home/username/public_html? –  Lekensteyn Mar 31 '11 at 15:14
    
@lekensteyn: No change –  Kyle Hudson Mar 31 '11 at 15:16

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