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Re: preventing casual observation of dir content
This is another "vice versa" query:
I have an account and an associated personal WWW directory on a large
professionally managed university system that runs apache.
From experiment, if I remove the index.html file from my WWW directory,
outside observers who link to <http://www.myUniv.edu/~myUserName/ are
served a system-generated web page listing the contents of my WWW
directory -- **and that's what I want to happen**.
I've been told by one poster in an earlier discussion that this is (or
can be) a security threat, not to me, but to the university system.
But, the experts running the system seem to allow it. Comments?
- Jonathan N. Little
October 17, 2009, 10:38 pm