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I want to redirect my subdomain to an internal URL.

For example when user types in he should see a homepage

but when is typed in I'd like to open

How to achieve this?

I already tried with:

<VirtualHost *:8089>
    DocumentRoot "c:\app"

<VirtualHost sms.localhost:8089>
    ServerName smslocalhost
    Redirect permanent / http://localhost:8089/testpage

Problem is that whatever I type in now, I get redirected to http://localhost:8089/testpage

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I'm not sure your first vhost definition is doing anything so everything is being processed by the second definition. Try

<VirtualHost *:8089>
    ServerName localhost
    DocumentRoot "c:\app"

<VirtualHost sms.localhost:8089>
    ServerName sms.localhost
    Redirect permanent / http://localhost:8089/testpage

EDIT: From the comments.

NameVirtualHost *:8089

fixed the problem.

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Thanks for your reply. I tried this already. First definition had "ServerName localhost" and the second one had "ServerName sms.localhost". It didn't work. – Goran Jul 21 '11 at 9:36
You did remember to put an entry for sms.localhost in your %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\etc\hosts file didn't you? – Iain Jul 21 '11 at 9:47
Yes. " sms.localhost" – Goran Jul 21 '11 at 9:50
@Goran: I just tested the exact configuration above on a wamp server and it works exactly as you want. – Iain Jul 21 '11 at 10:26
When I added NameVirtualHost *:8089 everything started working. – Goran Jul 21 '11 at 11:06

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