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Can I modify the webserver configuration (httpd.conf)?
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You are not able to make changes to Apache webserver configuration via a httpd.conf file. There is a default httpd.conf file already in place for a default configuration for all customers. To make changes to the webserver configuration, you will need to create a .htaccess file.
Using this method you can make specific changes to the webserver configuration such as enabling file/folder listing publicly, define custom error pages, redirect incoming traffic, etc. In this way, you can make changes that will only affect your websites. The .htaccess file is recursive meaning that the configuration settings within the file will apply the the folder where the .htaccess file is saved as well as subfolders and files.
The following is a list of directives which can be used in a ".htaccess" file:
Enable file/folder listing:
Turning "spell checking" off. This is on by default and will therefore load http://domain.com/file.html if http://domain.com/file1.html does not exist
Allow other file extensions to be handled as CGI scripts:
Allow other file extensions for SSI (Server Side Include) scripts:
You can find more information in the .htaccess section of the FAQs or in the Apache documentation .
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