Personal homepage configuration
By default every personal homepage is configured with the following apache webserver options
Options Multiviews Indexes SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
Please note that only relative symbolic links within
public_html are supported.
By default access is granted to all files and directories within
~/public_html except for dotfiles (anything starting with a dot
.) and CGI script files (like
index.php). Please contact our helpdesk should you require dynamic content provided by CGI scripts in your preferred scripting language like PHP, Python, Perl, etc.
Modifying your configuration
To modify your configuration, create a file named
.htaccess in the directory to modify. For example to turn off directory indexing, create a
.htaccess file with the following content:
You may also specify multiple directives to enable/disable options (
Options +Indexes -SymLinksIfOwnerMatch
To disable all directory options:
For password protected directories, please refer to How to restrict access to a personal homepage.
Directives allowed to override
You may override any directives in the following 3 override classes
and the additional directives
You may also override directory
Options limited to the directives