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Illegal option index, referer in Logs

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Chibifoxkit, Jul 28, 2015.

  1. Chibifoxkit

    Chibifoxkit Registered

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    So, I checked my sites error logs and I saw this:

    /home/xxxxxx/public_html/.htaccess: Illegal option index, referer: http://xxxxxxxxxxx

    With uh...the xxxx being personal information.

    I'm getting an error 500 when I put in the site name. What do I do?
     
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    Go to .htaccess in that website and remove the line that starting with "Options".
     
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    /home/xxxxxx/public_html/.htaccess: Illegal option index

    now what's wrong with it?
     
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    Open the file, find the line that starts with "Options", remove it.
     
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    I did, it's still giving me this error
     
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    Infopro cPanel Sr. Product Evangelist
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    Try renaming the htaccess file, add .txt to the end of the file name, to kill it, take it out of the equation. Does your site work then?

    Sounds like you've got some issues with whatever it is you're doing with the .htaccess file.
     
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