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Why VirtualHost serving 403's for Aliased directories?

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I am attempting to set a VirtualHost to Alias two directories, and proxy everything else to a Gunicorn server (adding SSL in passing). The VirtualHost is:

 Alias /media/ "/home/xxx/media/"
 ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/error.log
 Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks 
 AllowOverride None
 Order deny,allow
 Deny from all
 Allow from
 Alias /admin/static/ "/usr/lib/python2.7/dist-packages/django/contrib/admin/static/"
 Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks
 AllowOverride None
 Order allow,deny
 Allow from all
 Deny from none
 ProxyPass /media/ !
 ProxyPass /admin/static/ ! 
 ProxyPass / http://localhost:8080/
 ProxyPassReverse / http://localhost:8080/

 SSLEngine On
 SSLCertificateFile /etc/apache2/ssl/ssl.crt
 SSLCertificateKeyFile /etc/apache2/ssl/ssl.key

Any ideas as to what here is causing trouble?

posted Jan 27, 2014 by Bob Wise

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Usually there'd be a hint in the error.log. Likely /home/xxx/ not world-executable.

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