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On the civicrm/a/#/status the security message The CiviCRM debug log should not be downloadable is displayed. And the complaint is correct, I am able to download the log file. But CiviCRM does generate the correct .htaccess file in de log directory in the following format

<Files "*">
  Order allow,deny
  Deny from all
</Files>

The used configuration is CiviCRM 5.3.1, Drupal 7.0 and Apache/2.2.15.

The .htaccess file is seen by apache. I tested this by making a syntax error in the file. That is reported by the webserver.

Does someone has a hint to get it working again.

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It's possible that the config for the virtual host/Directory does not allow .htaccess override for the Limit directive type, and so is ignoring the Order commands.

See https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#allowoverride

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I found a solution. But thanks @Demerit, you gave the start. I made the assumption that the configuration .htaccess is done differently for Apache 2.2. And the drupal .htaccess gave some inspiration. I created the following file

<Files "*">
  Require all denied
</Files>

And that works. Because there is already a .htacess file CiviCRM does not overwrite it.

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