Fedora 17
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Enable UserDir
2012/06/11
 
Enable userdir, users can build websites with this config.
[1] Configure httpd
[root@www ~]#
vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf
# line 366: make it comment

#
UserDir disable
# line 372: uncomment

UserDir public_html
# line 380-391: uncomment

<Directory /home/*/public_html>
    AllowOverride
All
# change

    Options
ExecCGI
# enable CGI

    <Limit GET POST OPTIONS>
         Order allow,deny
         Allow from all
    </Limit>
    <LimitExcept GET POST OPTIONS>
         Order deny,allow
         Deny from all
    </LimitExcept>
</Directory>
[root@www ~]#
systemctl restart httpd.service

[2] Create a CGI test page in a user's home directory and access to it with web browser. It's OK if following page is shown.
[fedora@www ~]$
mkdir public_html

[fedora@www ~]$
chmod 711 /home/fedora

[fedora@www ~]$
chmod 755 /home/fedora/public_html

[fedora@www ~]$
cd public_html

[fedora@www public_html]$
vi index.cgi
#!/usr/local/bin/perl

print "Content-type: text/html\n\n";
print "<html>\n<body>\n";
print "<div style=\"width: 100%; font-size: 40px; font-weight: bold; text-align: center;\">\n";
print "Userdir Test Page";
print "\n</div>\n";
print "</body>\n</html>\n";

[fedora@www public_html]$
chmod 705 index.cgi
Matched Content
 
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