Tag Archives: directory listing apache

How To Deny Directory Listing Using .htaccess

Often when you’re using shared hosting, there are some problems with directory listing. Server administrators should avoid this as this represents a security hole. But what to do if you don’t have access to httpd conf and need to prevent directory listing? What to do if you have something like this: A simple string in .htaccess file will… Read More »

Disable Directory Listing Without Slash – Apache Config

Sometimes you need to deny directory listing on user input. For example, you don’t want your blog to be accessed at http://yoursite.com/blog, using only http://yoursite.com/blog/. This slash is added by mod_dir, that allows automatic adding of trailing slashes. A “trailing slash” redirect is issued when the server receives a request for a URL http://servername/foo/dirname where dirname is a… Read More »