Server Administration & Management

Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch forbidden error

When you get this error while browsing your site :

[Mon March  14 01:55:09 GMT 2011] [error] [client] Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is off which implies that RewriteRule
directive is forbidden: /home/username/public_html/foldername/403.shtml

Just  add the following code in the .htaccess file  :

#  vi .htaccess

RewriteEngine On
Options +FollowSymLinks +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch

That’s all this will do it.

March 15, 2011 - Posted by | Apache, htaccess | , ,


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