I upgraded a copy of apache that was being used in work earlier and I ran in to some errors that were quite puzzling.
Every time I went to access the site, I was shown an error in the logs that read:
Nothing had changed in the application so after consulting the great google, I
found out that
mod_authz_core was introduced in Apache2.3. This changes the
way that access control is declared from
This means that the total configuration for a
Directory is now something like:
Restart apache and it’ll all work nicely.