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How would I redirect all of the traffic from http://mysite.com/blog to a different server running at http://blog.mysite.com???

I want to do a 301 permanent redirect from http://blog.mysite.com to http://mysite.com/blog, but I want to keep the blog server running on http://blog.mysite.com, but I want it to appear to the user that they are viewing http://mysite.com/blog.

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you must proxy the "/blog" url to the blog server.

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This is indeed the only way to do it, but it should be added that usually it's a bad idea to do so. You get extra latency on each page view, and form submissions, pingbacks etc are hard to handle when proxied. –  Jesper Mortensen Sep 5 '09 at 23:45

Here is an example: http://yuji.wordpress.com/2010/03/08/nginx-wordpress-proxy-subdirectory-to-wordpress-subdomain/

Yes it seems like a bad idea though :(

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