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I want to append a string to every request that refers to the root.

eg) www.a.com -> www.a.com/life/

I wrote the conf as below, but the brower said there are cyclic redirections:

            if ($host ~ 'www.a.com$') {
                    rewrite ^/(.*)$ http://www.a.com/life/ permanent;
            }

How to write this?

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You need to do this

 if ($host ~ 'www.a.com$') {
                    rewrite ^/$ http://www.a.com/life/ permanent;
            }
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I think location = / {} is better. – SaveTheRbtz Jan 13 '12 at 21:22

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