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I am looking for a recipe for a mod_rewrite rule that will accomplish this:

MOD_REWRITE recipe: /agencyname TO /appname/login.jsp?a=agencyname

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marked as duplicate by EEAA, Chris S, jscott, coredump, Chopper3 Apr 26 '11 at 20:21

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I am going to have to re-enter this one because it doesn't answer my question and neither does the reference as a dupe. –  djangofan Apr 27 '11 at 18:03

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RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^/(.*)        /appname/login.jsp?a=$1

should be your solution.

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This didn't work for me. I created a directory called "appname" off the root of my site and then tried your rule with localhost/appname but all it does is show me the contents of the "appname" directory. The rule doesn't fire. –  djangofan Apr 27 '11 at 17:47
    
This doesn't answer my question since it doesnt cover the case if someone entered /appname/xxxx as the URI. in that case i would still only want to pass "appname". –  djangofan Apr 27 '11 at 18:05
    
@djangofan well that requirement wasn't in your question. We're not mind readers. And yes, @Stefan's solution is correct. There may be something wrong with how you're testing it, though. –  EEAA Apr 28 '11 at 3:23

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