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Disable Symlinks

SWS does follow symlinks by default. However, it's possible to disable all symlinks (deny access) by preventing to following files or directories if any path name component is a symbolic link. This applies to direct requests (URL) or those using the directory listing.

As a result, SWS will respond with a 403 Forbidden status if a symlink is requested or it won't be shown in the directory listing if enabled.

This feature is disabled by default and can be controlled by the boolean --disable-symlinks option or the equivalent SERVER_DISABLE_SYMLINKS env.

Here is an example of how to disable symlinks:

static-web-server \
    -p=8787 -d=./public -g=trace \
    --directory-listing \