Fuseki has studied Information Technology as well as Software Technology and holds a diploma in each of these.
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- Using Whitelisting to control file access in Apache Webserver - 28. June 2016
You want to control which files on your webserver can be accessed by whom, but you don’t want to use blacklisting. You want to say, i.e., external users can access files whose names end with .php, .jpg and .png. All other files must not be accessible, no matter which name they have.
You can use
FilesMatch to control access to files. In this example, we will use FilesMatch, because we care about files which are stored on the filesystem. But the same approach also applies to files, which are generated when requested.
When apache finds a FilesMatch entry in its configuration which matches the requested filename, the corresponding rules are applied. There is no problem with that as long as you do not try to create a catch-all rule Continue reading “Using Whitelisting to control file access in Apache Webserver”