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    Default apache - php - tomcat

    hi everyone,

    ive installed a apache,php on my computer,
    i changed my root to another folder, but there's this error appearing when i access my localhost
    Code:
    Access forbidden!
    
    You don't have permission to access the requested directory. There is either no index document or the directory is read-protected.
    
    If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.
    Error 403
    localhost
    Fri Jul 18 22:52:34 2008
    Apache/2.2.8 (Linux/SUSE)
    i didnt use linux for a long time, i forgot my httpd.conf before,
    how can i see the subfolders and files inside my webroot without seeing this error or warning, my php is working just fine
    please help me

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    Default Re: apache - php - tomcat

    Specific to the question, I'm not sure, but to view denied folders:
    1. Open a terminal window
    2. Issue the command su
    3. When prompted, enter your root password
    4. Now that you are logged in as root, use the cd foldername command to enter a directory
    5. Once in a directory, you can view the contents by issuing the command dir or ls -l (those are Ls)
    6. To view the contents of a file: cat filename.txt

    Note: replace foldername and filename with the respective name of your folders and files.

    Hope that helps.

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    Default Re: apache - php - tomcat

    thanks for replying mate,

    i can't view my files and folders and i type http://localhost/
    on my browser
    i changed my webroot by editing the default-server.conf file


    before, i can view my subfolders and files when i visit my http://localhost but now i got that error

    by these time i can look at my files by typing the exact file /folder where it is
    e.g
    (/mysite/somefolder/file.php)

    i can access these by typing
    http://localhost/somefolder/file.php

    if it were my settings before,
    i can access that file by just going to localhost then
    click the somefolder then click file php
    but now it is not that way

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