HOW TO MANAGE SUB-DIRECTORY PERMISSIONS IN APACHE

May 13, 2019   /   by Marco  / Categories :  Business, Technology, Websites
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If you want to set permissions for subdirectories e.g restrict public access to /home/folder1/ but allow access to /home/folder1/folder2 then this is one way of doing it:

NOTE: I’m using VestaCP, an open source control panel for web hosting so these steps may not work for you

Copy and the default.stpl and default.tpl files in /usr/local/vesta/data/templates/web/httpd/ e.g default-modified.stpl  (I decided to do this since the https.conf file gets rewritten every time I modify the website config via the VestaCP dashboard)

Edit the copied files and add the following:

Restart the httpd service using

Test by accessing the two folders using a public IP address (e.g from your mobile phone) and the other from the static IP address x.x.x.x

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