Protecting the "/" directory in Apache.

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hack3rcon
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Protecting the "/" directory in Apache.

Post by hack3rcon » 2020/06/26 06:55:18

Hello,
What id the difference between these two configuration:

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<Directory />
    AllowOverride none
    Require all denied
</Directory>
And:

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<Directory />
Options None
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>
Thank you.

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KernelOops
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Re: Protecting the "/" directory in Apache.

Post by KernelOops » 2020/06/26 08:02:45

The first is using apache 2.4 syntax and blocks all access to the "/" directory.

The second is using the old apache 2.2 syntax, but its set to allow all access to the "/" directory.

More details here: https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.4/upgrading.html
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hack3rcon
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Re: Protecting the "/" directory in Apache.

Post by hack3rcon » 2020/06/26 09:22:12

Thank you.

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