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I have a web application running in JBoss on www.example.com:8080/webapp. I want users to be able to use the URL www.example.com/company and have that redirected to www.example.com:8080/webapp?name=company in order to present company specific logos and names for each client.

Can I do this using the rewrite engine? and use Apache as the redirect to JBoss?

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If you are using Apache, then give the following rewrite a try:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.example.com$
RewriteRule ^/(.*)$ http://www.example.com:8080/webapp?name=$1 [R, 301]
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