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  Location, Location, Location: Tips for Storing Web Site Files
Subject:   alias (itunes music library)
Date:   2003-06-05 19:41:50
From:   maarky
Response to: alias (itunes music library)

Remember that you have to add the Directory directive after you create the alias. For example:


Alias /musicarchive/ "/user/user_name/music/itunes/itunes music/"


<Directory "user/user_name/music/itunes/itunes music/">
Options Indexes MultiViews
AllowOverride None
Order allow,deny
Allow from all
</Directory>


Also, the path in the Alias and Directory is case sensitive, so you would use "/Users", not "users".

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  • alias (itunes music library)
    2003-06-10 16:24:43  anonymous2 [View]

    i've done all of that, but this is still what i get:

    Forbidden
    You don't have permission to access /musicarchive/ on this server.

    ---------------------------------------------
    Apache/1.3.27 Server at themcnetwork.local Port 80

    any ideas?
    • alias (itunes music library)
      2003-10-24 02:46:14  anonymous2 [View]

      you need to change the permissions of your folders to enable apache to acces them. Set every one (You, group, and others) to read. You may have additional write privelages for yourself.

      I have done this myself, and that's all there was to it for me (as well as adding the folder in Terminal)