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Old 06-11-2012
Question Configuring Apache an php Directory root.

Hi ,

I have installed apache and configured Document root as /home
Code:
DocumentRoot "/home"

The files under home directory is listed on the web server, i have one text file under "/home/test/1.txt" i can view the file when i set DocumentRoot to /home.

But when i change Document root to
Code:
DocumentRoot "/var/www/html"

i am not able to view the file
which is under test dir i.e the file
Code:
/home/test/1.txt

Can anyone please help me how to configure apache httpd.conf file such that
Document root must be
Code:
/var/www/html

and in mean time i can able to list and view/open file which is under my directory
Code:
/home/user/test/

through web browser.

Smilie
# 2  
Old 06-11-2012
MySQL

Under /var/www/html create a soft link to your directory /home/user/test/

Quote:
cd /var/www/html
ln -s /home/user/test/ .
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