How can I enable htacess Centos apache?

Posted May 10, 2020 3.8k views

I can’t run .htaccess files on my website. How can I enable it? I am using Centos 7 with apache.

I tried editing /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and added

<VirtualHost *:80>

# Disable .htaccess for /var/www directory for security
<Directory “/var/www”>
Allowoverride none

# Enable .htaccess for /var/www/html directory and its subdirectories
<Directory “/var/www/html”>
Allowoverride all

But it doesn’t work..

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2 answers

Okay I find it…
Open /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
and search this: AllowOverride controls what
And edit AllowOverride to All

Hi @dtorgul,

Don’t worry my dude, Use the following configuration in your Apache Virtual host configuration file.

<VirtualHost *:80>
  # Admin email, Server Name (domain name), and any aliases

  # Index file and Document Root (where the public files are located)
  DirectoryIndex index.html index.php
  DocumentRoot /var/www/html/
  <Directory /var/www/html/>
      Options Indexes FollowSymLinks
      AllowOverride All
      Require all granted

  # Log file locations
  LogLevel warn
  ErrorLog  /var/www/html/
  CustomLog /var/www/html/ combined

Please specify the exact location of website root directory (/var/www/html/ in the configuration.