SymLinks not being followed in htaccess

I have CentOs with Apache.

In my httpd.conf I have

<Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None </Directory>

and further down

<VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin DocumentRoot /var/www/ ServerName ServerAlias ErrorLog /var/www/ CustomLog /var/www/ common <Directory /> Options +FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> </VirtualHost>

And in my .htaccess in my public_html folder I have at the top:

RewriteEngine On Options +FollowSymLinks

However, the links (e.g. a RewriteRule $ /error/mypage.htm [R=302,L]) are generated as:


rather than:


any ideas?


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Perfect, thanks so much, I never thought to do that :)

One way to fix this is to just base64 the image and use it as a data uri in the img element:

So the rest of the site functions fine it just seems to be the ErrorDocument in particular that is perhaps getting blocked by .htaccess. I managed to get it to work by moving them from /var/www/ to /var/www/error/mydomain and changing the httpd.conf paths e.g. <br> <br>ErrorDocument 404 / <br> <br>This works, but it won’t load the images on the page. I have them in the same folder and reference them like img src=“404.jpg” in the code