Bug#373235: [pkg-horde] Bug#373235: update for README.Debian for horde3

Ola Lundqvist opal at debian.org
Wed Jun 14 09:56:43 UTC 2006


On Tue, Jun 13, 2006 at 03:57:03PM -0400, Dan Pritts wrote:
> Package: horde3
> Version: 3.0.4-4sarge3
> The README.Debian file is a bit sparse.  Here are some suggested additions:
> In the first section about configuring your web server, add a bit about
> setting up setting up Horde to show up at the /horde3 URL.  This location
> appears to be hard-coded in horde although i may be mistaken.

Configurable as stated in the other mail.

> perhaps this:
> 	Your web server must be configured so that Horde is accessible via the
> 	URL /horde3.  apache2 example syntax:
> 	    Alias /horde3/ "/usr/share/horde3/"

This is actually the only thing you need to do on a standard Debian apache

> 	    <Directory "/usr/share/horde3/">
> 		Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks
> 		AllowOverride None
> 		Order deny,allow
> 		Deny from all
> 		Allow from  # ADD YOUR NET HERE
> 	    </Directory>
> 	For security during configuration, you'll need to put the IP address or
> 	network block *of the system where you are running your web browser*
> 	to the "Allow From" line.  Once you are done, you can probably say
> 	"Allow from all".

Currently configuration is disabled by default, so it is not needed
for security reasons... Or?

> It wouldn't hurt my feelings if you got rid of the default deny from
> the example configuration, I can imagine that might generate lots of
> support requests.

I have not got a single one in the last months, so no I think it is pretty
clear... :)

> In a related problem, the next bit (about configuring using the
> web interface) also doesn't really say what URL you should access to
> do the configuration.  I figured out from my apache logs that i
> needed the URL /horde3 to work to get at horde in general, but it
> didn't tell me where i needed to go do configure it.
> I kept trying /horde3/conf.php since it was mentioned there.    Just
> mentioning /horde3 as the entry point would be great.

That should be added to the README.Debian file, yes.


// Ola

> thanks
> danno
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