Apache – “Client denied by server configuration” – Resolved

Published June 19, 2010 by Siva

Having problems with displaying your site and getting error 403 in your web-browser?

does the log-file for apache errors contain lines like tis?
“client denied by server configuration: /path/to/files”

Then you probably have denied access to the directory in the httpd.conf file.

Allow access by adding:
<directory /path/to/files>
allow from all
</directory>

If your are using VirtualHosts then add the directory-block inside the <virtualhost> block.

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5 comments on “Apache – “Client denied by server configuration” – Resolved

  • Hi i am using cpanel ans am facing the same issue there.
    I keep getting errors like these “[Tue Sep 10 10:41:39 2013] [error] [client 176.9.113.140] client denied by server configuration: /home/drikshya/public_html/wp-content/themes/wisdom_wordpress_theme/Index.php, referer: http://www.drikshya.com/wp-content/themes/wisdom_wordpress_theme
    Could you please tell me what is wrong and how i can fix it? I am a newbie so please, if you can, explain in simple words…

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