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"Useless use of AllowOverride in line" Error When Creating New DADS In Enterprise Manager FMW Control 11g (Doc ID 1446028.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 15, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version to [Release Oracle11g]
Information in this document applies to any platform.


When adding new DADs to the dads.conf file through Fusion Middleware Control (FMWC) the file cannot be saved.
After clicking the "Apply" button the following error is displayed:


Steps to Reproduce
1. Go to FMWC,
2. Edit the dads.conf file,
3. Add another DAD,
4. Click the apply button,
5. You will get the "Useless use of AllowOverride in line" error,
6. Login to the server as Oracle user,
7. Edit the dads.conf,
8. Add a new DAD,
9. Bounced the Oracle HTTP Server,
10. Test the new DAD. It will work fine, but one can't apply anything through FMWC  because it will return the error.


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