How to Enable/Disable Directory Level Access to Files Served with Oracle HTTP Server (Doc ID 412629.1)

Last updated on MAY 25, 2017

Applies to:

Oracle HTTP Server - Version 10.1.2.0.2 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Goal

This note describes how to enable or disable access to all files in a directory served by the Oracle  HTTP Server. When enabled, clients can use a URL that points at a directory (with a trailing / character) and review the contents of the directory. When disabled, attempts to access files in the directory receive a HTTP 403 response.

The versions listed above are for the Oracle HTTP Server. To see if these versions apply to your version of Oracle Application Server, please see <Note 260449.1>. See especially: Intended Version Lookup

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