Posts tagged Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch forbidden error

Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch forbidden error …

When you get this error while browsing your site :

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[Fri Jan  8 01:55:09 GMT 2010] [error] [client 127.0.0.1] Options FollowSymLinks or SymLinksIfOwnerMatch is off which implies that RewriteRule
directive is forbidden: /home/username/public_html/foldername/403.shtml
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Just  add the following code in the .htaccess file  :

[email protected][~]#  vi .htaccess

RewriteEngine On
Options +FollowSymLinks +SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
:wq!
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That's all this will do it.