Following this guide: https://www.drupal.org/documentation/modules/file it says

"When you specify the private directory in admin/config/media/file-system it will automatically create the sub-directory & create a simple .htaccess file with Deny from all."

When you edit your settings.php and add the $settings['file_private_path'] = 'sites/default/files/private' after drush rc it doesn't create the .htaccess file in my sites/default/files/private and I do not know how the correct .htaccess should look so I could add it manually?

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  • In my memory this path needs to be absolute as in /var/www/mydrupal/sites/default/files/prv doesn't it? – leymannx Jul 11 '18 at 18:03


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