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I'm testing a new installation of the latest TWiki release (4.1.2) with Apache 2.2.6 on Linux. I have TWiki installed in a test directory (/var/www/newtwiki), and the configuration seems okay. Anytime I try to edit the site, I get the following error with every view:

[Tue Oct 23 10:32:02 2007] [error] [client IP_address] client denied by server configuration: /var/www/Main, referer: https://[domain.name]/newtwiki/bin/edit/Main/WebHome?twiki_redirect_cache=405a1a6dd041a7dfbe009531004a87ef

The error does not seem to be fatal: the server starts and the site functions. I've attached my twiki.conf for the server.

Environment

TWiki version: TWikiRelease04x01x02
TWiki plugins: DefaultPlugin, EmptyPlugin, InterwikiPlugin
Server OS: RHEL4u5 Linux
Web server: Apache 2.2
Perl version: 5.8.5
Client OS: OS X, RHEL4
Web Browser: Firefox 2
Categories: Installation

-- JohnDeStefano - 23 Oct 2007

Answer

ALERT! If you answer a question - or someone answered one of your questions - please remember to edit the page and set the status to answered. The status selector is below the edit box.

To clarify: the error reported above is appearing in the Apache error log, not TWiki's logs.

In addition: If I delete both lib/LocalSite.cfg and bin/LocalLib.cfg, configure works. But if I use the default LocalLib.cfg.txt to create a new LocalLib.cfg and change only the lib path to my actual path, I get this error on configure:

Software error:

Use of uninitialized value in join or string at /var/www/newtwiki/lib/TWiki/Configure/UI.pm line 120.

-- JohnDeStefano - 13 Nov 2007

Closing this support question after more than 30 days of inactivity. Please feel free to re-open if needed.

-- PeterThoeny - 01 Jan 2008

I'm getting these same errors in Mac OS X Leopard TWikiOnMacOSXLeopard but my site isn't quite running properly. The "client denied" access is preventing CSS and images from working in the TWiki data areas. (configure works perfectly).

-- VickiBrown - 10 Mar 2008

So since Vicki's problem was solved, maybe one of the solutions in TWikiWithApache2 should do the trick here as well?

-- HaraldJoerg - 11 Mar 2008

I recommend putting twiki/pub into the Documents tree.

-- VickiBrown - 14 Mar 2008

Closing question, seems to be answered.

-- PeterThoeny - 01 May 2008

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