Apache Options Directive

Published: Tuesday, 2 November 2004

Be careful with the + and - before each of the options.

To turn on server side includes, use

Options +Includes

This will leave all other options as they were.

Once we came across a .htaccessconfiguration which contained

Options Includes

This turned off all other options, including SymLinksIfOwnerMatch, which began causing forbidden 403 errors on our server.

You don't have permission to access ... on this server.


Options Directive