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    Access Denied Error

    How can I create a "403 Access Denied Error"?

    I need to do this to make sure that my custom 403 page is actually working!

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    By setting permissions so strict that the file can only be opened by root. You may have to use an ftp client to do this, or you may be able to do it with php. Use chmod, e.g. chmod("./file",0444);
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    Or by placing a .htaccess file in a directory with this code...
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    deny from all
    ...and then trying to access said directory!

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    Quote Originally Posted by doubledee View Post
    Or by placing a .htaccess file in a directory with this code...
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    deny from all
    ...and then trying to access said directory!

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    Debbie
    But restart your server for that method.
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    Quote Originally Posted by DrDOS View Post
    But restart your server for that method.
    No need to restart the server when a .htaccess file is modified. It is processed every time the directory is looked at by Apache.
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    I am thinking this could be the wanted answer:
    Code:
    ErrorDocument 404 /my-error-pages/my404notFoundPage.php
    #or
    ErrorDocument 403 http://someotherdomain.com/blacklist/badip-logger.php


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