[Mailman-Users] Archive access Forbidden

Mark Sapiro mark at msapiro.net
Tue Dec 29 19:29:22 CET 2009

Steff Watkins wrote:
>> From: David Southwell [mailto:david at vizion2000.net]=20
>> OK guys -- thank you everyone BUT BUT
>> Alias /pipermail "/usr/local/mailman/archives/public"
>> <Directory "/usr/local/mailman/archives/public/">
>>  Options FollowSymLinks ExecCGI
>>        AllowOverride None
>>        Order allow,deny
>>           Allow from all
>> Options Indexes MultiViews
>>   AddDefaultCharset Off
>> DirectoryIndex index.html
>>     </Directory>
>Errm... suggestion... tidy up! :)
>AFAIK Apache doesn't allow you to just sequently "add" Options lines
>together. If I've read it correctly, the "Options Indexes MultiViews"
>would cancel the "Options FollowSymLinks ExecCGI" as it is a later
>instruction.. I could be wrong on that, been a while since I went
>grubbing around in Apache's mechanics.

That is correct. You can add options with a + as in

  Options FollowSymLinks ExecCGI
  Options +Indexes +MultiViews

but without + to add or - to take away, The options will replace any
prior options.

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