How to Set Up Oracle iPlanet Web Server For No Directory Listing And Return 403 Forbidden Error

(Doc ID 1301438.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
***Checked for relevance on 09-Jun-2014***

Goal

How to set up Oracle IPlanet Web Server, such that :

1. Directory listing will be disabled
2. A 403 status code and error file to be returned to client.


Note: If you just want to disable directory listing without setting a 403 response code, then you do not need to follow the steps in below Solution section. See  (Doc ID 1303228.1)  "How To Disable the Listing of a Directory's Contents" if no 403 code is needed. The response status code will be a 500 when above Doc ID 1303228.1 is used.

Solution

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