authz_core:error] AH01630: client denied by server configuration: /usr/lib/iipimage-server/

Bug #1259916 reported by luluprat on 2013-12-11
This bug affects 2 people
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iipimage (Ubuntu)

Bug Description


i try to install iipimage-server on ubuntu 13.10 with apache 2.4
i change the apache conf from :

AllowOverride None
   Options None
   Order allow,deny
   Allow from all


AllowOverride None
   Options None
Require all granted

but i still have the same apache error :
authz_core:error] AH01630: client denied by server configuration: /usr/lib/iipimage-server/


Daniel James (daniel-64studio) wrote :

Hi, the line:

Require all granted

would usually be indented like the line above it. Also you would need to reload the Apache configuration:

sudo apache2 reload

Hope this helps...

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in iipimage (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Ulf Mehlig (umehlig) wrote :

Similar problem here with 14.10 (previsouly upgraded from 14.04). I did a fresh install of iipimage-server and proceeded as specified in /usr/share/doc/.../README.Debian. It does apparently not matter whether one gives permissions via Order ... or Require ... in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/iipsrv.conf. Other cgi-scripts (mapserv) work on my machine; no alterations were made to sites-enabled etc.

I also tried calling /usr/lib/iipimage-server/iipsrv.fcgi --bind directly (according to an example given on but was not able to communicate with the program over port 9000 with a browser or nc.

I would be good if the README would contain a section about possible sources of errors + more detailed examples of the expected behaviour.

Ulf Mehlig (umehlig) wrote :

Addition: There is apparently a problem with the package's apache2 configuration files. When I copy the cgi executable to /usr/lib/cgi-bin/, it works:

gives a page with the ipp server's version and an image at /home/xxx/yyy.tif is shown when called with

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