[thelist] testing .htaccess

Anthony Baratta Anthony at Baratta.com
Thu Oct 7 21:52:48 CDT 2004

Mark Gillingham wrote:

> I'm using some redirection statements in a directory containing an 
> .htaccess file, which works in two other situations (and more because 
> it's standard for the application I'm using). On a pretty straight 
> Debian system the .htaccess file does not work--no redirection. How can 
> I test the httpd.conf to isolate the problem? Are these types of errors 
> written to a log file?

Make sure you have AllowOverride permissions in your httpd.conf file so 
that Apache will read and use the .htaccess file.


Anthony Baratta

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