Erik's Weblog 2.0

February 13, 2006

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Restricting .svn Access

I was looking for a way to restrict access to the Subversion administrative (.svn) directories in Apache/Tomcat. The instructions I found recommended using a DirectoryMatch directive which doesn't work with mod_jk.

Using a global LocationMatch directive seems to work:
<LocationMatch "^/.*/.svn/">
  Order deny,allow
  Deny from all
</LocationMatch>

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