How To Disable the Listing of a Directory's Contents
(Doc ID 1303228.1)
Last updated on JULY 06, 2020
Applies to:Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
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Here is information on how an instance of the Oracle iPlanet web server can be configured so that, when a user issues a request for a directory to the web server, the directory's contents will not be displayed in the user's browser.
For example, if a sub-directory, dir1/, of the web server's document root directory does not contain an index.html file, and a user issues a request to http(s)://<web server hostname>:<web server port>/<path to dir1/>, without the configuration suggested in this article, the user will see a listing of the contents of the dir1/ directory.
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