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I want redirect all traffic to* to be redirected to*

I found How can I redirect any ServerAlias to the respective ServerName? which handles the topic in question and did what was recommended in the answer with four upvotes:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST}  !^ [nocase]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$$1 [last,redirect=301]

However, this redirect traffic going to to and not to as desired.

Any medication on this issue?

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Your rewrite is ok. Works as intended (tested :). It must be something else with your configuration. – RJS Oct 15 '12 at 16:55
Nope, it's not okay :) – adaptr Oct 15 '12 at 17:17

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up vote 2 down vote accepted

The correct way to do this is to create a new vhost and redirect in that:

<VirtualHost *:80>
  Redirect /

<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/www/something
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Thank you so much! This works. – budwiser Oct 15 '12 at 19:14

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