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Bug 1065521 - public folders can't be accessed (Internal Error, HTTP 500)
Summary: public folders can't be accessed (Internal Error, HTTP 500)
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-user-share
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Bastien Nocera
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-02-14 20:43 UTC by Mildred
Modified: 2015-06-29 15:13 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2015-06-29 15:13:22 UTC

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Description Mildred 2014-02-14 20:43:11 UTC
Description of problem: Public folders cant be accessed

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. setup file sharing
2. try to access the webdav share (either though nautilus or firefox

Actual results:
Error 500

Expected results:
See files

Additional info:

Changed log level from crit to info, and saw the following line in ~/.config/user-share/log:

[Fri Feb 14 21:39:00.476924 2014] [core:notice] [pid 22516] AH00094: Command line: '/usr/sbin/httpd -f /usr/share/gnome-user-share/dav_user_2.4.conf -C Listen 36804'
[Fri Feb 14 21:39:00.479562 2014] [:error] [pid 22519] avahi_entry_group_add_service_strlst("moiraine") failed: Local name collision
[Fri Feb 14 21:39:00.480512 2014] [:error] [pid 22519] avahi_entry_group_add_service_strlst("mildred's public files on moiraine") failed: Local name collision
[Fri Feb 14 21:39:01.217600 2014] [authz_core:error] [pid 22432] [client] AH01627: AuthType configured with no corresponding authorization directives

Tried to set up the share with a password, or without. No change.

Comment 1 Samuel Sieb 2014-03-03 05:07:48 UTC
If you add a line in there with "require all granted" after the AuthType section, it will work with no password.

Comment 2 Štefan Gurský 2014-05-02 11:55:05 UTC
It is also in gnome bugzilla ( and as I wrote there – Debain has this fixed in their package (11_apache_noauth.patch in – I think the patch should work for 3.10, since the affected file seems to have only one version).

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