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Delete requests forbidden in Apache?

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I use Apache server on a Arch Linux machine. I have a big problem with the delete requests. Apache refuse all of them with the 403 response status code.

I do not understand why. Please help me?

posted Apr 24, 2014 by Abhay

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Is your httpd configuration forbidding DELETE? Check
http://stackoverflow.com/questions/11170377/apache-delete-request

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Because that's typically a very dangerous operation to just leave open. Generally speaking it would mean that people could send requests to your Apache saying to delete something from it (granted, it would be "just" things the user running Apache has access to).

Most configurations I've ever worked with (at least production) have everything but HEAD/GET/POST disabled by default.

answer Apr 24, 2014 by anonymous
Ok but how can I enable it? I need it for some restful api.
I tried the Limit clause but it does not work.
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