Accessing URL with Alias Fails with "You don't have permission to access /.../... on this server" (Doc ID 2241015.1)

Last updated on JUNE 20, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 12.2.1.2.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On 12.2.1.x  Oracle HTTP Server(ohs)

The Alias is defined for /excel to a directory but accessing the test URL http://host:port/excel/test.xls fails with following error:

 

Cause

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