Apache 403'ing on symlinks created by root but not symlinks created by normal user

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http://serverfault.com – Like the title said, for some reason I am getting a 403 when apache tries to follow a symlink created by the root user. For example: This works lrwxrwxrwx 1 repxadmin psacln 15 Jan 25 02:09 httpdocs -> assets/app/web But this doesn't lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 15 Jan 25 02:09 httpdocs -> assets/app/web Same exact files on the receiving end. Is this expected behavior or is there something I can change in my server configuration to let apache follow a "root" created symlink? If it matters the site is on centos and running plesk. (HowTos)