Figuring out redhat-config-httpd
Bevan C. Bennett
bevan at fulcrummicro.com
Tue Feb 10 17:39:32 UTC 2004
Rodolfo J. Paiz wrote:
> Although I can configure httpd.conf by hand, I am deliberately sticking
> with the redhat-config-httpd tool so that I can test it and provide
> feedback. Having said that, this is the procedure I have followed with
> no joy so far; I would appreciate any comments or suggestions as to what
> I may have done wrong:
I can offer suggestions, but only based on your httpd.conf...
...but perhaps identifying the underlying issues will help identify
where redhat-config-httpd is and is not doing the correct thing.
> 3. Verified that /etc/host.conf says "order hosts, dns" and
> verified that there is no DNS server running on this machine.
More importantly, does 'host simpaticus' return 127.0.0.1?
> 4. Set up a name virtual host in redhat-config-httpd pointing to
> /home/rpaiz/www.simpaticus.com. I can provide details, but honestly
> don't see where something could possibly be misconfigured. The named
> vhost is "simpaticus".
> Based on my past experience with Apache, this really ought to be a
> no-brainer, but then again perhaps the brain is off. Entering
> "simpaticus" or "simpaticus.localdomain" in the browser URL window
> always leads to a "Forbidden: You do not have permission to see / on
> this machine" error. All file permissions are set to 644 and directories
> are set to 755, with owner rpaiz.rpaiz.
I presume by "all file permissions" you mean
/home/rpaiz/www.simpaticus.com/ and subdirectories.
I'd expect to find the following in your httpd.conf file, based on your
comments, are these there?
Allow from all
The '127.0.0.1:80' may also appear as '*:80'.
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