Proxy/Firewall/WWW-Alias -> allowDirectoryListings must be true Error
Carl Robert Blesius
Sun, 25 Nov 2001 17:27:46 +0100
It seems support has a lot to do (I have not received word on this
problem yet), which is why I turn to the lists.
We have a university server that acts as a www alias proxy for
and I get the following error when trying to retrieve the www root
document from my sever when there is any kind of proxy in front of my
Sorry! There was an error: The attribute "allowDirectoryListings" must
The error was detected by Frontier 7.0.1 in mainResponder.respond.
Webmaster: firstname.lastname@example.org. Time: Sun, 25 Nov 2001 15:06:50
When I set "allowDirectoryListings" to true to get a round it (which I
do not want to do), it lists the databases as files and does not pull up
Here is our present address (please do not join the site.... it is not
officially up yet) so you can try it out yourself:
This is a major problem that seems to be very WIDE spread (which is why
I would call it a bug)... just do a search on google
Some examples pulled from google:
We are not going to be using the university server as our final
solution, but a very large domain name company that is hosting our
present page as the domain name proxy provider. I know this a VERY
common setup for a lot of people internationally, so I do not understand
why this problem is not being taken seriously.
Or maybe it is just a simple setting that I (and a few other people)
have set incorrectly.
Greetings from Germany,
I also wonder if it is related to an error that occurs when posting form
behind a firewall and/or proxy:
Sorry! There was an error: Can't evaluate the expression because the name
"referer" hasn't been defined.
This is a major problem for anyone sitting behind firewalls or
proxys.... these are not uncommon (the error occurs behind our Squid
Proxies and a CheckPoint Firewalls).