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Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by distincthead, Apr 15, 2005.

  1. distincthead

    distincthead Member

    Apr 15, 2005
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    I'm a bit confused as to why I'm still getting the default ../apache/htdocs index.html.en page, when I've already put an index page in my /root/public_html...

    basically, where's it's root directory? etc.

    hopefully i'm not being vague, and i don't mind referral links, i tried a search to no avail

    thanx in advance,
    eric :confused:
  2. haze

    haze Well-Known Member

    Dec 21, 2001
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    When you create an account via WHM it uses the structure in /root to create the structure of the account. You should NOT edit the files in your /root unless you have good reason to do so.

    One way to find out where a virtual host gets pulled from is to check the httpd.conf which of course is located at:

    When you create an account, usually by default ( depending on your setup ) accounts are created in "/home/username". If you're looking for the path where the default apache pages are, they're in "/usr/local/apache/htdocs/".
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