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Old 9th November 2007, 19:58
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Thumbs up [client ::1] Directory index forbidden by Options directive: /var/www/html/

I found a simple solution to this problem:

The Problem

My httpd error logs (/var/log/httpd/error_log) were filling up daily with this error:

[Thu Nov 08 22:39:19 2007] [error] [client ::1] Directory index forbidden by Options directive: /var/www/html/
The Solution

I created a file, index.html , and placed it in /var/www/html
It does not matter what the contents of the file are...it just has to be there.

No more errors!
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Just to note, the cause of these messages probably come from the mpm_common module, it's an internal dummy connection:


the simple solution is to create an empty index.html file in the directory as mentioned above. I don't advise turning on Indexes, although that is another solution.
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