Trying To Add A Mail Server Broke My Site...

  • Posted on March 5, 2014
  • rhosfeltAsked by rhosfelt

Well it was really me, but I have no idea what happened… Here’s the TL;DR

I did everything properly according to

However this broke a lot. anytime I type my web URL it redirects to /mail and if I try it automatically goes to /mail, which isn’t there and I cannot seem to find anything wrong in the apache2 config.d. I also tried adding .htaccess files and the same error still.

If I try to access a page that uses cgi-bin I get an authentication required popup, it says it requires authentication.

I just want a nice simple solution for email, and this really blew up.

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Removing index.html file fixed all errors. THANK YOU

Glad it’s working now! What do you mean by the cgi-bin auth issue? Can you provide further details?

@Kamal Nasser had this right. Wish I could mark him as the answer.