I want to try mod_alias instead of mod_rewrite for a couple of simple redirect rules, but the directives don't seem to be working when entered in .htaccess. Is it possible that mod_alias is not loaded or enabled on the server? How do I find out?
You can check if mod_alias is enabled by using the following command:
You can also check manually the file which is loading the module:
You can try listing all active modules with one of these:
Also, check if the module is commented out in the httpd.conf file: