This module provides for "trailing slash" redirects and serving directory index files.
Source File: mod_dir.c
Module Identifier: dir_module
index.html. The DirectoryIndex directive sets the name of this file. This is controlled by
A "trailing slash" redirect is issued when the server receives a request for a URL http://servername/foo/dirname where dirname is a directory. Directories require a trailing slash, so
mod_dir issues a redirect to http://servername/foo/dirname/.
The DirectoryIndex directive sets the list of resources to look for, when the client requests an index of the directory by specifying a / at the end of the a directory name. Local-url is the (%-encoded) URL of a document on the server relative to the requested directory; it is usually the name of a file in the directory. Several URLs may be given, in which case the server will return the first one that it finds. If none of the resources exist and the
Indexes option is set, the server will generate its own listing of the directory.
then a request for
http://myserver/docs/index.htmlif it exists, or would list the directory if it did not.
Note that the documents do not need to be relative to the directory;
would cause the CGI script
DirectoryIndex index.html index.txt /cgi-bin/index.pl
/cgi-bin/index.plto be executed if neither
index.txtexisted in a directory.