500 Internal Server - htaccess failure

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by mspIggy, Jul 9, 2008.

  1. mspIggy

    mspIggy New Member

    Hello all...

    i have put a very hard 5 days of wrok into setting up and testing ubuntu 8.04 and ISPConfig

    2 problems left

    this is killing me

    i have to figure out how to enable htaccess - on a site by site basis or server wide

    i get the err below

    on my current server whch is centOS we use this, midified per site

    <Directory /home/.sites/120/site53/web>
    Options -Indexes
    AllowOverride All
    </Directory>


    how can i enalbe htaccess
    thank you
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    Internal Server Error

    The server encountered an internal error or misconfiguration and was unable to complete your request.

    Please contact the server administrator, webmaster@webshop101.com and inform them of the time the error occurred, and anything you might have done that may have caused the error.

    More information about this error may be available in the server error log.

    Additionally, a 500 Internal Server Error error was encountered while trying to use an ErrorDocument to handle the request
     
  2. mspIggy

    mspIggy New Member

    finally i found this

    here is my fix - if anybody else ever needs this:
    .............

    very easy to do!

    many thanks to hans
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    Probably .htaccess files are not allowed on your system.
    You can add the following to the Apache directives field of your website:

    <Directory "/var/www/web1/web">
    Options FollowSymLinks
    AllowOverride All
    </Directory>

    Where, web1 is your own webnumber.
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