Apache mod_wsgi error: Forbidden You don’t have permission to access / on this server

The second directory block doesn’t match where you have your WSGI script file installed. It is very bad practice though to stick the WSGI script file in a location where source code or other sensitive files exist, ie., same directory or sub directory. Instead you should stick it in a sub directory of its own. Thus:

WSGIScriptAlias / /home/wong2/Code/python/django2/atest/apache/setting.wsgi
<Directory "/home/wong2/Code/python/django2/atest/apache">
    Order allow,deny
    Allow from all

So, create ‘apache’ subdirectory under ‘atest’. Move ‘setting.wsgi’ into that ‘apache’ subdirectory and change config to above.

Your problem also may be caused by restrictive permisions on your home directory as Apache cannot see inside.

Go watch:


as it explains these permissions problems as well as issues like where to stick your code and the WSGI script file.

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