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Junior Guru Wannabe
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 97

Making index.htm an index page

My server only recognizes index.html files as directory index's. I would like it also recognize index.htm and index.shtml files.

How do I configure the server to recognize index.htm files as indexes?

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Web Hosting Master
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Southern California
Posts: 12,121
This would seem odd, but...

In srm.conf :

# DirectoryIndex: Name of the file or files to use as a pre-written HTML
# directory index. Separate multiple entries with spaces.

DirectoryIndex index.html index.htm index.shtml ...

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A#* Duke Of New York
Join Date: Jun 2001
Location: Chicago, IL
Posts: 1,953
Also if you are running a newer version of apache, they now combine the files, so if you dont have srm.conf, add it too

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Junior Guru Wannabe
Join Date: May 2001
Posts: 97
Thanks, for the help. My server has both an srm.conf and an httpd.conf The srm.conf is an empty file and the httpd.conf is a long 43 KB file. A representative from tech support was able to get it to work by changing the line

<IfModule mod_dir.c>
DirectoryIndex index.html

in httpd.conf to

<IfModule mod_dir.c>
DirectoryIndex index.htm index.html


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