Error 403 with mod_alias

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by ben1960 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 8:38 am
I want to give a directory some permissions that it does not yet have. I need to make the permissions change, because I get a 403 error when I use the code shown below. This code is in an .htaccess file that is in my DocumentRoot.

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Alias / I:/websites
<Directory I:/websites>
Order allow,deny
Allow from all

Here is the error message that appears in my local host’s error.log:

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[authz_core:error] [pid 3452:tid 1560] [client ::1:51072] AH01630: client denied by server configuration: I:/websites/
by IDrive » Sun Jul 09, 2017 12:32 pm
I noticed the "I:". Is that mapped to a network drive? If so, you could try using the UNC path since apache is probably running under system account.
by ben1960 » Sun Jul 09, 2017 2:31 pm
Thank you for asking a meaningful question, IDrive.

I am running XAMPP 5.5.37 for Windows. In my local host’s httpd.conf file the patch to the document root is:


Does this information help clarify what the cause of this problem is? I think that this problem is caused by the server's security settings.
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