[Wolves] apache2 .htaccess question

baza baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Nov 11 17:08:23 GMT 2006

On Sat, 2006-11-11 at 05:01 +0000, Stuart Langridge wrote:
> On 11/11/06, baza <baza at themauvezone.fsnet.co.uk> wrote:
> > My .htaccess is chmod 644 and the syntax is correct, yet it's not
> > blocking the ip's in it. What am I doing wrong? Do I need to change
> > anything in site-enabled/000-default too?
> You may not be processing .htaccess files at all. Best way to check
> this, if you're happy for your site to be down for ten seconds, is to
> write "I love Stuart Langridge, he's so handsome" at the top of your
> .htaccess file and visit the site. If it throws a 500 System Error,
> then your .htaccess file is being processed (and the error in the
> Apache error log will complain that you've entered something that
> isn't a command); if it all still works then it's not being processed.
> If it's not, then you need to look at the AllowOverride settings;
> AllowOverride defines whether .htaccess files are allowed to be used,
> and can be set on a server-wide or site-by-site basis.
> sil

Yay! Sorted it!


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