mod_userdir allows accessing a user’s homepage using the temporary URL with the /~user/ syntax, like http://ipaddress/~user where ‘ipaddress’ may be replaced with the server’s hostname or any domain name that is resolved to the server you wish to check the content on.
What is Mod_userdir?
mod_userdir. The UserDir directive sets the real directory in a user’s home directory to use when a request for a document for a user is received.
How to Enable mod_ UserDir?
Enable access. To enable mod_userdir access, perform the following steps: Select the Enable mod_userdir Protection checkbox. To enable mod_userdir functionality for specific hosts, select the appropriate Exclude Protection checkboxes.