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Old 08-05-2011
Symbolic link - HTML page listed not executed

I've used a symbolic link to point a folder to a file (e.g., ln -s symlink catalog/vendor/file.html). Then when I enter my url with the symbolic link in a browser (e.g., www[dot]domain[dot]com/symlink) the web server lists the page as text rather than displaying the page (i.e., executing the html).
I use a number of symbolic links on our webite, but I normally point to another folder -- and that works fine.
I've checked the file permissions and they seem fine.
Any idea why the contents of the file is listed as text rather than the html executed?
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Old 08-10-2011
First, lack of an extension symlink.html to tell the server it is html. Second, did you put a content type in the <HEAD> using equiv.?

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