Disable Directory listing in Apache on RHEL/CentOS server


How to disable Directory listing? Below are the steps.

1. Login to server as root user.

su - root

2. Edit httpd.conf

vi /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf

3. Find the line

Options Indexes FollowSymLinks

and remove Indexes from that line or replace with -Indexes

Options FollowSymLinks


Options -Indexes FollowSymLinks

4. Restart httpd service

/etc/init.d/httpd restart



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