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Apache: Isn't chmod 755 enough to set up symlink or alias on Apache httpd on Mac OS 10.5?

On my Mac OS 10.5 machine, I would like to set up a subfolder of ~/Documents like ~/Documents/foo/html to be http://localhost/foo. The first thing I thought of doing is using Alias as follows: Alias ...
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403 forbidden while submitting a POST request with image data via iPhone application

I am creating an iOS application which allows users to send image/text data to my webserver via a POST request. I am successfully sending POSTs to the server when image data is not included in the ...
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SVN Server stopped working properly (403 Forbidden)

Ok, first of all, I've already googled a lot about this problem, but didn't found any solution... I've searched here and on ServerFault, but didn't found anything, so I end up posting this question ...
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Why am I getting 403 Forbidden after enabling HTTPS for Apache on Mac OS X? [closed]

I enabled HTTPS on the Apache server built-in to Mac OS X 10.6 (on my MacBook Pro) by uncommenting: Include /private/etc/apache2/extra/httpd-ssl.conf ...in /etc/apache2/httpd.conf and modifying ...
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Apache serves some files, others get 403

I've just setup a CentOS 5.5 install with Apache and Mapserver. While trying to do the tutorial for mapserver, I've found that Apache returns 403 forbidden when accessing any of the tutorial files, ...
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Apache “No Permission” - 403 forbidden

I've accidentally performed a wrong chown update this morning and now my /var/www permissions are all wrong. I'm unable to access anything anymore, apache will always say I do not have permission to ...
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Adding empty .htaccess gives 403 error

When I add an empty .htaccess file to server root (touch .htaccess) I get a 403 error. The samme error appears no matter what I put in the file (I've tried specifying <LIMIT> directives etc). ...
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403 Forbidden when trying to access Nginx

I've just got a new server and want to try some other things. Like Nginx instead of Apache. So, installed nginx, got the Welcome page, installed php5-fpm and download a Wordpress to give a try. But, ...
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Apache 403 forbidden

I have VirtualHost with DocumentRoot "/home/blogs/domain.com" <VirtualHost domain.com:80> ServerName domain.com ServerAlias www.domain.com ServerAdmin admin@domain.com DocumentRoot ...
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How to solve “403 Forbidden” on CentOS6 with SELinux Disabled?

I have a machine on Linode that is driving me crazy. Linode does not have SELinux on CentOS6... I'm trying to configure to put my website in "/home/websites/public_html/mysite.com/public" As I don´t ...
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CentOS Apache: basic auth returning 403 instead of 401

I have three dirs in /var/www/html, one of them has .htacces with following: Order Allow, Deny Allow from all AuthUserFile /var/www/.htpasswd AuthGroupFile /dev/null AuthName 'lalalal' AuthType Basic ...
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403 error when trying to access webroot

I was messing around with virtual hosts and now I'm getting a 403 error when trying to access files on the webroot. Here's my httpd-vhosts.conf: NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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Webmin apache on CentOS 6.3 results in 403 forbidden, permissions are OK

First of all, I will mention that the permissions are fine for the document root directory, which is /webapps/nimbus/www/public_html The www directory contains a PHP application. PHP is a ...
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1answer
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403 forbidden from apache2

I know this question gets asked a lot but none of the answers have solved my problem. I have the same configuration on my work computer but it's not working at home! First I pulled from my git ...
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2answers
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403 statuses on nginx at FreeBSD

I'm trying to switch from an Apache hosting solution to nginx with php-fpm on FreeBSD 9.2. I'm rewriting my script for creating vHosts and stuff for nginx now and get 403 statuses when I try to ...
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Apache serving files from an encrypted drive returns a 403 forbidden error

I create a sparsebundle and mount it as a virtual drive for each development project I work on. This works great until I needed to add encryption to one of the projects for added security of my ...
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Sharepoint error 403 access forbidden

I am new to sharepoint and after creating a new web application this is what i'm getting - The website declined to show this webpage HTTP 403 Most likely causes: •This website requires you to ...
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Why am I getting Network error: 403 Forbidden in firebug for files I am not trying to access?

QUESTIONs I'd like to know why I am getting Network error: 403 Forbidden in firebug for files that I am not trying to access? is it likely to cause any serious problems on the webserver? how to ...
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Problems with apache svn server (403 Forbidden)

Iv recently setup a SVN server on my papache webserver. I installed USVN http://www.usvn.fr/ to help manage the repositories from a web interface. When I create a repository and try to import code ...
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1answer
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Passenger not working with SSL on Apache 2

I have a Rails app running on Passenger; It works as expected over unencrypted connections. I also have a working Apache SSL setup; I can access any static file available via http with https. When I ...
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1answer
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403 in Response to OPTIONS when updating working copy having full access

There is an SVN repository (single repository) http://example.net/svn The repository contains several projects (directories): http://example.net/svn/Project1 http://example.net/svn/Project2 User ...
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Apache 403 - looking .htaccess in parent's parent directory

I am having this problem (apache2, ubuntu 12.04) I have put all my sites in /home/username/vhosts folder I have added permissions to home and username to be x and chmod -r 777 on vhosts Added ...
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Setting htdocs folder in Dropbox folder - Access Forbidden - Linux

i use Linux and i did the following procedures to move htdocs files in Dropbox : mkdir ~/Dropbox/www/ ln -s ~/Dropbox/www/ /opt/lampp/htdocs/ and when i try to access this folder i get ...
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Apache 403 after configuring varnish

I just don't know where else to look and what else to do. I keep getting a 403 error on all my vhosts after setting varnish 3.0 Apacher log: [error] [client 127.0.0.1] client denied by server ...
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Lighttpd 403 forbidden errors

I'm in the process of replacing Apache with Lighty and I'm having some trouble. The index of the page loads fine, but whenever I try to go into a subdirectory I will get a 403 forbidden error. It ...
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Subdomains returning HTTP 403 after updating Apache from 2.2 to 2.4

After an operating system upgrade which involved updating Apache from 2.2 to 2.4, I'm now getting 403s trying to access http://files.fierydragonlord.com/ and http://status.fierydragonlord.com/. ...
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RHEL Apache: 403 Forbidden on VirtualHost

My files are all owned by apache:apache. All directories have 770 permissions and files have 660 permissions. My original virtualhost seems to be fine but the second one is getting 403 errors on all ...
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690 views

Getting 403 on apache with php on fedora 17

I put the projects on ~/public_html/project and create a soft-link in /var/www/html/project which point to ~/public_html/project. my /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf is shown below ServerRoot "/etc/httpd" ...
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“(13)Permission denied” error from Apache

This is an Apache server on Linux RH ES 5.6. I created a new Apache instance on port 443. When I try to access the website I get a 403 error. I see the following in my error logs: $ vi ...
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1answer
751 views

403 error trying to access admin panel on tomcat 7

Im having trouble accessing my tomcat admin panel. Ive configured everything correctly as far as i can see (adding an admin/manager user to tomcat-users.xml). I can log into manager/html and enter my ...
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206 views

How can I deny from a certain IP address but still show a custom error page with Apache2?

I have In my web root /home/www/ I have an .htaccess file to ban IP addresses: order allow,deny deny from 1.2.3.4 deny from 2.3.4.5 allow from all ErrorDocument 500 /errors/500.htm ErrorDocument 403 ...
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Failed PCI compliance - 403 (Forbidden)

Due to a recent upgrade in the scanning done by our PCI compliance testers, we recently failed a PCI, and the suggested solution is as follows: Configure the HTTP server to specify the same error ...
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1answer
691 views

Tomcat Manager 403 Behind Nginx

This has been driving me crazy for a few days now. Either I'm doing something completely wrong, really silly, or a combination thereof. I am on Ubuntu 11.10. I ran the following commands: sudo ...
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1answer
335 views

Apache's built-in anti-dos mechanism by returning code 403?

In the process of learning more about how to survive simple DoS attack for my Apache server, I found some script to initiate attack on my own server and I notice that Apache returns error code 403 ...
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403.16 - Client certificate is untrusted or invalid - IIS 6 - Windows Server 2003

i get the following error page if i try to open a https page on my server: "Client certificate is untrusted or invalid" The Server was already working, i had to renew the certificate because it ...
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403 error from 403 ErrorDocument

I've the following configuration script in my Apache 2.4.7 installation: <Directory "/www"> Options Indexes FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All <RequireAll> Require all ...
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Apache 2.0 ErrorDocument directive does not work when getting root directory itself

I am in charge of a site using Apache 2.0 on Red Hat 4.1.2. I have configured the site to display a custom error page by adding this line to the .htaccess file in the site's root directory: ...
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1answer
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Why can't I change document root in apache without error?

I'm trying to change my document root in apache so I can start a new project and keep an old one available so I can reference the files. Whenever I try to change the document root, though, I get a 403 ...
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Enabling mod_fcgid results in 403

I have an EasyPHP 12.1 setup (latest) on Windows 7x64 and I'm trying to enable mod_fcgid for PHP. I have added the following in my httpd.conf Include conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf LoadModule ...
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Ubuntu server nginx forbidden issue

I cannot resolve this problem for days. I've installed nginx on the latest ubuntu server on virtualbox. I have a shared virtualbox folder which contains the web root. The owner of web root is root ...
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1answer
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Getting a “403 access denied” error instead of serving file (using django, gunicorn nginx)

Getting a "403 access denied" error instead of serving file (using django, gunicorn nginx) I am attempting to use nginx to serve private files from django. For X-Access-Redirect settings I followed ...
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805 views

Custom 403 Error page not showing

I want to restrict access to certain folders (includes, xml and logs for example) and so I've given them 700 permissions, and all files within them 600 permissions. Firstly, is this the right approach ...
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1answer
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Recieving 403.4 Error only from a specific server & on speficic files

I have a wierd problem, I've launched a website recently on IIS6, and it is working good, accesible from every computer I've tested. On one network, however, the one's of my client, it is only ...
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1answer
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403 forbidden error going through aws load balancer

I am running a IIS 7 Server behind an aws load balancer. I am using a Verisign SSL certificate which is installed properly but whenever I put in the URL, or the DNS name of the load balancer I get a ...
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403 with Apache and Symfony on Ubuntu 10.04

I'm trying to run symfony on my apache installation (I'm using xampp for the whole package) and it keeps giving me a 403 error every time I try to access my website. I've got vhosts set up with the ...
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1answer
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IIS7 Reverse Proxy For Subversion 403

I have setup IIS7 and using ARR for my reverse proxy. I have setup a blank rule with the rule https: //sub.example.com/(.*) which redirects to https://localhost:8443/{R:1}. This seems to be working ...
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Mod_rewrite (CakePHP routing functionality) forbidden after Snow Leopard upgrade

I am using the standard Apple-provided installations of PHP 5.3 and Apache 2 to do web development on a Mac Pro that I just upgraded to Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard). The upgrade went well enough, if I ...
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403 Forbidden on files with different names but identical content and permissions [duplicate]

I'm running CentOS 6.3 and Apache 2.2.15. I'm using the defaults setup for apache. The files I'm serving are in /var/www/html Here are two of them [root@gisele html]# ls -l ...
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1answer
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Lighttpd fails with 403 - Forbidden with SELinux enabled

I've setup a CentOS 6.3 box with lighttpd, php-fpm and I can server both static files and PHP files with SELinux enabled if I leave the lighttpd home directory set to the default (/var/www/lighttpd). ...
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2answers
435 views

Configure Apache 2 to specify the same error documents for both 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (Page Not Found) responses

I'd like to know how to configure Apache 2 to specify the same error documents for both 403 (Forbidden) and 404 (Page Not Found) responses. I assume there is a directive to add to httpd.conf, but not ...