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Old 3rd December 2010, 04:28
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Hi guys

Our server: Debian 5 / ISPConfig3

We very recently took over the hosting of a website and the administrator of that site says she can't find the .htaccess file.

She says that she knows that there is already a .htaccess, because www.domain.com.au/xxxx is being rewritten to point to a certain virtuemart category. She says that she enabled that a while ago, but she does not say when.

When I FTP in to their directory, all I can find is htaccess.txt even when I 'force showing hidden files' in Filezilla.

Any ideas on how could she can access .htaccess? She doesn't want to overwrite the file by copying a new version because she not the only one working on this site, and she doesn't want to overwrite the file if she's unsure she is working on the latest version.

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Charlton
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Old 3rd December 2010, 10:41
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Most likely, listing of hidden files is disabled in the pure-ftpd configuration file on your server. Enable hidden files and restart pure-ftpd.
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