]New XAMPP security concept - Cannot Get Rid of this Message

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]New XAMPP security concept - Cannot Get Rid of this Message

Postby wp1 » 25. October 2012 01:55


I see from searching the forum that many have experienced this problem and some have been able to resolve it. After reading the responses and going to a page that is frequently referenced [http://community.apachefriends.org/f/viewtopic.php?f=17&t=50970], that I still could not understand how to correct the problem. :( :(

After typing in http://localhost I get the following message:

Access forbidden!

New XAMPP security concept:

Access to the requested directory is only available from the local network.

This setting can be configured in the file "httpd-xampp.conf".

If you think this is a server error, please contact the webmaster.

Error 403
10/24/12 20:33:52
Apache/2.2.21 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.21 OpenSSL/1.0.0e PHP/5.3.8 mod_perl/2.0.4 Perl/v5.10.1

I have not been able to find the following words in the xxamp scripts.
<Directory "/opt/lampp/phpmyadmin">

have also not been able to find the above words in the "httpd-xampp.conf" script following this path:

What am I doing wrong? :oops: :oops: Help!!

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Re: ]New XAMPP security concept - Cannot Get Rid of this Mes

Postby Altrea » 25. October 2012 03:54

Hi wp1,

Please show us the contents of your
files of that specific request.

what is the output if you ping localhost in the commandline?

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