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How do you keep someone from typing the URL to a directory in a browser and then having full access to all the files in it? Often when I do this by accident, I get the message: "Access denied, you do not have permissions to view this folder" (or words to that effect). How do I set this up? Is this is a web server permissions issue or does it have to be handled some other way? Thanks in advance. -- Mike
How you disable directory browsing depends on the server that you are using. I can tell you that for Tomcat 4.1 you want to go to the web.xml file in $CATALINA_HOME/conf. In there you will an entry for the default servlet:
Just change the value of the listings init-param to false. I hope this helps, Mark
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With my web hosting company I can only have one "web app". Is there a solution for all the other apps I have hosted as well? Thanks in advance for your reply. -- Mike