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I want to transfer files from my Macbook to my iPod by enabling web sharing on the MacBook.

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Just noticed that directory listing on Mac is enabled on Apache by default - I didnt have proper permissions earlier. –  Martina Loeman Jul 6 '10 at 19:26
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If your goal is a one-off sharing, you might try the HTTP server built into the Python SimpleHTTPServer module for exposing a directory tree to the web.

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Yes, this is better - and I guess more secure as I dont have to keep the httpd service on all the time , thnks. –  Martina Loeman Jul 6 '10 at 19:25
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Directory Listing is enabled by default in both /Library/WebServer/Documents and your Sites folder in your home folder. However the directory listing will not appear if an index.html is present in that directory.

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