> [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Derek Ragona
> Sent: 21 October 2008 12:07
> To: David Karapetyan; freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Apache aliased directory invisible
> At 10:16 PM 10/20/2008, David Karapetyan wrote:
> >FreeBSD office19.resnet.nd.edu 7.0-RELEASE-p5 FreeBSD 
> 7.0-RELEASE-p5 #0:
> >Wed Oct  1 10:10:12 UTC 2008
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> >
> >Hello all. I would like to make aliased directories in apache visible
> >from the directory root. An example: When I visit 
> http://myserver.com/,
> >I would like to see the 'icons' folder (suppose that in my 
> document root
> >I have directories 'bobo' and 'gogo', but that /icons is actually an
> >alias for /usr/local/share/icons). Bobo and gogo show up in the
> >directoroy listing when I access http://myserver.com, but not /icons.
> >How can I remedy this?
> add a symbolic link:
> ln -s /usr/local/share/icons [path to your doc root]/icons
> typically for apache22 this would be:
> ln -s /usr/local/share/icons /usr/local/www/apache22/data/icons

You may also want to check your apache config that the FollowSymLinks option
is on.

Something like:

        Options FollowSymLinks

is in the appropriate place. Otherwise, Apache will ignore symbolic links.

 - barry

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