/var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/of an apache (ver. 2.2.22 on ubuntu 12.04) vhost webroot is a disk partition of its own. Accordingly, there is also
/var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/lost+found. In my apache error logs I find errors that
/var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/lost+found/.htaccess cannot be read, with a referer like
/var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/foo/ (i.e. when a
FancyIndexing directory index of that dirctory is displayed to the user).
[Fri Nov 28 09:14:19 2014] [crit] [client 10.0.0.1] (13)Permission denied: /var/www/vhost/servername/httpdocs/subdir/lost+found/.htaccess pcfg_openfile: unable to check htaccess file, ensure it is readable, referer:
I cannot make sense of this. Why would apache try to read
on that occasion? In my understanding it should only have reason to try to read
Interestingly, no corresponding error messages occur with deeper subdirectories (e.g.
What causes this error (or the read attempt in the first place)? And how can I get rid of it?