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Creating a directory alias

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AbeFroman, Mar 27, 2002.

  1. AbeFroman

    AbeFroman BANNED

    Feb 16, 2002
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    I have 1000 photos that i took that i want everyone who hosts with me to have access to, i want to store them in one directory so each user doesnt have to put the on there space......

    ok for cpanel i create a directory called /imagelib inside the directory public_html which is inside the directory cpanel-skel This will make any account created with cpanel created with the /imagelib directory already in there account.

    Now, for the command do i put the zip file in the /imagelib directory in my root directory? and what is the command?
    Alias /imagelib /public_html/imagelib or
    Alias /imagelib /cpanel-skel/public_html/imagelib

    And does this command have to be run when i am in the root directory?

    Thanks in advance for your help
  2. feanor

    feanor Well-Known Member

    Aug 13, 2001
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    Abe, you *seriously* need to hook yourself up with a linux systems administration / RedHat & apache how-to type book.

    These questions are more akin to & I am not even sure if what you are asking below is for a modification to the webserver or a symbolic link as far as within the filesystem.

    It sounds like both. Can you clarify?

    A symbolic link is created via

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