Menu Close
Settings Close

Language and Page Formatting Options

10.5.21. DocumentRoot

DocumentRoot is the directory which contains most of the HTML files which are served in response to requests. The default DocumentRoot, for both the non-secure and secure Web servers, is the /var/www/html directory. For example, the server might receive a request for the following document:
The server looks for the following file in the default directory:
To change the DocumentRoot so that it is not shared by the secure and the non-secure Web servers, refer to Section 10.8, “Virtual Hosts”.