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In .htaccess file:

<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} =sdmon=software_download/software1.exe
RewriteRule ^index.php$ http://download.domain.com/software1.exe? [L,R=301]
RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} =sdmon=software_download/software2.exe
RewriteRule ^index.php$ http://download.domain.com/software2.exe? [L,R=301]

These rules redirect http:www.domain.com/index.php?sdmon=software_download/software1.exe to http:www.domain.com/software1.exe ....

My question is : How to combine the 2 sets of rules into a single one.

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Is the second rule supposed to go to software2.exe, not just software2? –  Shane Madden Jan 23 '12 at 4:00
sorry for missing exe . ive fixed that. Have u got any idea? –  Jeriff Cheng Jan 23 '12 at 5:13
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Try this:

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^sdmon=software_download/software(\d+)\.exe$
RewriteRule ^index.php$ http://download.domain.com/software%1.exe? [L,R=301]

That'll work for software1, software5600, and anywhere else in between.


For any exe name, try this:

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} ^sdmon=software_download/([^/\.]+)\.exe$
RewriteRule ^index.php$ http://download.domain.com/%1.exe? [L,R=301]
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thanks! What if hello.exe hi.exe ladygaga.exe ? I mean, not the number variation, but different exe name. O(∩_∩)O~ –  Jeriff Cheng Jan 23 '12 at 7:52
@Chang See edit. –  Shane Madden Jan 23 '12 at 15:48
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