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I'm trying to redirect from an old hostname to the new one. So far I've got

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^foo$ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$1 [R=301]

but when I go to I don't get redirected. What am I doing wrong?

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

Turns out some mysterious incident caused three servers to reboot, including the old, it reverted to its old IP, and was fighting for it with the new server.

Got my rules working and refined them to:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^foo$ [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^$
RewriteRule ^/?(.*)$$1 [R=301]
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