Suppress "no index file" errors when autoindex on

Maxim Dounin mdounin at
Tue Nov 19 14:49:15 UTC 2013


On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 04:42:01PM +0200, Nikolaos Milas wrote:

> Hello,
> Can we suppress errors of the form:
> 2013/11/19 10:14:58 [error] 21848#0: *49602
> "/path/to/web/root/DATA/2013/320/index.php" is not found (2: No such
> file or directory), client:, server:
>, request: "GET /location/path/2013/320/ HTTP/1.1",
> host: ""
> ...when Autoindex is on? In these cases, we want clients to browse
> the directory for data and there is simply no index page available.

Normal use of index files (as per the "index" directive, see doesn't cause such error messages to 
appear.  Instead, index module is silently skipped, and autoindex 
starts working.

Most likely you are using some rewrite instead, or something like 

Maxim Dounin

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