[SATLUG] OT? Accessibility issue (I think).

Ernest De Leon edeleonjr at gmail.com
Fri Aug 22 17:28:37 CDT 2008


My guess would be that much like in Apache where you define your directory
index file types, home.cfm is not a valid index file type for the server and
thus is not defaulted to.

E

2008/8/22 Don Crowder <donguitar at gmail.com>

> A friend of mine has this website:
>
> http://www.childrensjoy.org.uk/home.cfm
>
> If I try to access the site without the home.cfm appended I get an error
> message.
>
>
> To simplify, when I attempt to visit the following URL, using Firefox on my
> Debian Etch system...
>
> http://www.childrensjoy.org.uk/
>
> ...I get the following error message:
>
> Directory Listing Denied
>
> This Virtual Directory does not allow contents to be listed.
>
> Can anyone tell me
>
> 1.      Why I'm getting the error?
>
> 2.      What they can do about it?
>
> 3.      How many other potential site visitors are
>        likely to be affected by the problem?
>
> Thanks in advance,
>
>
> Don Crowder
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