URL Rewriting maps an incoming URL to a modified URL, so that the request is processes as if the original request was made to the modified URL. This is often used to provide more search engine friendly URLs.

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Nginx rewite rules 403 error

I am having trouble with converting .htaccess files to nginx. I have 3 .htaccess files. The first .htaccess file is located in the document root and is as follows: Options +FollowSymLinks ...
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maintaining redirects in nginx from an external source

I am in the situation to give our marketing department the opportunity to maintain their redirects by their own. Until now, they passed the information to the IT department and we maintained it for ...
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Nginx Redirect via Proxy, Rewrite and Preserve URL

In Nginx we have been trying to redirect a URL as follows: http://example.com/some/path -> http://192.168.1.24 where the user still sees the original URL in their browser. Once the user is ...
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IIS 7.5 Redirect / URL Rewrite to mobile version of website

I'm looking for an IIS solution (not programming) to redirect a website to a mobile version of the website. It looks like it might be possible, but not sure, with IIS Redirect or using IIS URL Rewrite ...
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nginx case insensitive rewrite

I am trying to make my nginx redirects as clean as possible. I understand ~* is for case insensitive but I can only get it to work in example 2. Example 1 rewrite ^/foobar http://www.youtube.com/...
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How to rewrite the domain part of Set-Cookie in a nginx reverse proxy?

I have a simple nginx reverse proxy: server { server_name external.domain.com; location / { proxy_pass http://backend.int/; } } The problem is that Set-Cookie response headers contain ;...
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nginx rewrite for an url with parameters

I have an URL of this type: http://www.example.com/?param1=val1&param2=&param3=val3&param4=val4&param5=val5 And I want to redirect it to this one: http://www.example.com/newparam/...
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nginx + PHP-FPM = “permission denied” error 13 in nginx log; configuration mistake?

I've got nginx 0.7x + PHP-FPM running under PHP 5.2.10 on one RHEL5 server, but trying to duplicate that setup under the bundled-in PHP-FPM in PHP 5.3.3 on a second server, I'm having some trouble ...
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Remove “www” and redirect to “https” with nginx

I want to create a rule in nginx that does two things: Removes the "www." from the request URI Redirects to "https" if the request URI is "http" There are plenty of examples of how to do each of ...
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How can I enforce that my urls always start with www?

I want to ensure that users come to www.mydomain.com even if they arrive through the alias mydomain.com. This is so that I have control over cookies on subdomains, and so that Google sees one single ...
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Apache: Send pre-packed gzip'ed files

I want Apache to send static files gzip'ed over the wire, but also want Apache to not always gzip them over and over again. So I thought if it wouldn't be possible to deliver an .gz file if it exists. ...
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Apache-style multiviews with Nginx

I'm interested in switching from Apache/mod_php to Nginx for some non-CMS sites I'm running. The sites in question are either completely static HTML files or simple PHP, but the one thing they have in ...
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nginx subdomain rewrite

Yet another nginx rewrite rule question How can I do a rewrite from http://www.*.domain.com to http://*.domain.com ? thanks in advance -- Deb EDIT: I'm sorry I didn't see the textile formatting ...
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What is the difference between Nginx variables $host, $http_host, and $server_name?

What is the difference between the three Nginx variables $host, $http_host, and $server_name? I have a rewrite rule where I'm not sure which one I should be using: location = /vb/showthread.php { ...
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How to redirect non-www to www without hardcoding using .htaccess?

RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTPS} !=on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.(.+)$ [NC] RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://%1/$1 [R=301,L] ...causes a perfect, non-hardcoding 301 redirect from "www to non-www", ...
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Is there an Elegant solution to rewrite long image?query-urls into cachable_nice_urls, using only apache htaccess?

this is a pain in the ass-problem! Whicever genius solves this riddle will receive paypal donation to eat diner for two. Now lets get started. Given: most proxies, do not cache resources with a "?" in ...
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How do I make RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} match a cookie value exactly? [duplicate]

How do I make my rule match an exact value of a cookie? I've tried: RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} ^its=me$ [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} its=^me$ [NC] RewriteCond %{HTTP_COOKIE} its="me" [NC] ...
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How do you configure IIS 7 to use a subdirectory as the default document?

So I have a website running on a discount asp.net account, and I put an asp.net mvc app in a subdirectory. If my url is 'www.website.com' and my app is in directory 'sample', then 'www.website.com/...
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Redirecting www to non-www (apache, letsencrypt )

Ubuntu 14.04 Apache 2.4.18 I have set up a SSL certificate using letsencrypt. It works well but in order to work, I cannot have multiple vhost defined in one virtualhost configuration file. Each ...
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Using Virtual Domains with WordPress and Cherokee Web Server

I'm trying to configure WordPress to work with Cherokee Web Server. The multi-site set up in WordPress is yyy.com and uses 'sub-domains'. Thus, I have sites like aaa.yyy.com, bbb.yyy.com - they all ...
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How do I redirect .php pages to .html pages? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know about Mod_Rewrite Rules but Were Afraid to Ask? I have a dynamic website, so all the pages are in .php, but I want to show an address ...
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How to inject HTML code into every delivered HTML page?

I've got an Apache web server that delivers static HTML pages. For some reason I can't change the files themselves, but I still want to inject some HTML into every page that is being served. Is this ...
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nginx url rewriting: difference between break and last

I don't understand the difference between break and last (flags of rewrite). The documentation is rather abstruse. I've tried to switch between the two in some of my configs, but I couldn't spot any ...
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HAProxy reqrep remove URI on backend request

real quick question regarding HAProxy reqrep. I am trying to rewrite/replace the request that gets sent to the backend. I have the following example domain and URIs, both sharing the same domain ...
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Nginx Rewrite Convert Querystring to Path

I whould like this simple rewrite rule: /somefolder/mypage.aspx?myid=4343&tab=overview to be redirected to: /folder/4343/overview/ I looked for some solutions and none actually worked.. I ...
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How to extract Only the file name from the request uri

I am trying to rewrite the request uri depending on the extension of the file, then extract only the file name from the uri and store it in another folder. The problem here is no predefined variable ...
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nginx: Disallow Access to a Folder, except some subfolders

How it is possible to deny access to a folder, but except some subfolders in it from "deny"? I tried something like this (in this order): #this subfolder shouldn't be denied and php scripts inside ...
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How to quick and easy remove part of an URL in Nginx with HttpRewriteModule?

I know about the HttpRewriteModule, but I don't really know how to handle regex and I would need to redirect all URLs within a certain directory to another, specifically example.com/component/tag/...
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How to port Apache rewrite rules to cherokee?

I'm pretty new to cherokee, it's great and pretty straight forward except URL Rewrites. Is there a straight forward guide to it? Let me know. Also how would I port this: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond ...
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nginx- Rewrite URL with Trailing Slash

I have a specialized set of rewrite rules to accommodate a mutli site cms setup. I am trying to have nginx force a trailing slash on the request URL. I would like it to redirect requests for ...
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Rewriting a query-string part as a path part using nginx?

How do I rewrite URIs of the form /one/two?path=three&foo=bar to /one/two/three?foo=bar using nginx?
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HAProxy/Varnish: redirecting a percentage of traffic

I'm trying to measure separate statistics for two different versions of a web page. So I need to redirect a certain percentage of my web traffic to a different page than the one requested (i.e. 20% of ...
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Apache Rewrite or Redirect?

I want to redirect a http://site.com/ to http://site.com/url. What is the simplest way to do this? I tried editing httpd.conf and to the redirect command. It didn't worked. Also I tried creating a ...
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Compact Redirects in Apache/htaccess. How? [An Elegant Coding Question]

when setting my redirects in htaccess, i have trouble setting/combining various domains when they all go to the same homepage. I can do them separate, but that isn't neat/elegant. How to rewrite the ...
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url rewrite to make generated thumnails cache like static, a syntax question

this is a pain in the ass-problem!! Given: most proxies, do not cache resources with a "?" in their URL even if a Cache-control: public header is present in the response. To enable proxy caching for ...
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IIS URL Rewrite Module Query String Parameters

Is it possible to use URL Rewrite to provide more complex query string functionality than the "Append query string" checkbox that it has? Specifically, is it possible to specify the keys for certain ...
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Redirecting to the IP of an amazon EC2 instance

As you know amazon EC2 instances get an address like: ec2-72-44-40-153.z-2.compute-1.amazonaws.com If I have the domain example.com, is there any way that I can make bob.example.com or preferably ...
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Nginx rewrite urls without redirection

I used rewrite directives below in nginx to rewrite urls of static files to external CDN server. rewrite ^/static/(css|images|js)/([a-z_\-\.]+)$ http://cdn.domain.com/$1_$2 last; It works but it ...
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Using IIS7 as a reverse proxy

I'm setting up a server at home to host a few small websites. One of them is .NET based and needs IIS, the others are PHP based and need Apache. So, I have both IIS 7 and Apache 2.2.x installed on ...
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Multiple rule Apache rewrite

I am trying to set up a hierarchy five levels deep with mod_rewrite. This is what I have put together at this point. It works for the last two levels (the first and second rule) but not after that. ...
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Apache mod-rewrite rule to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain

What would the rewrite rule be to change subdomain.domain.tld to domain.tld/subdomain? Or should I look at a VirtualServer directive to take subdomain.domain.tld and serve it from a DocRoot that ...
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Order of mod_rewrite rules in .htaccess not being followed

We're trying to enforce HTTPS on certain URLs and HTTP on others. We are also rewriting URLs so all requests go through our index.php. Here is our .htaccess file. # enable mod_rewrite RewriteEngine ...
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Nginx redirect a particular page from https to http

How can I redirect a specific https page to http, example: https://example.com/foo -> http://example.com/foo Only for the page foo, and no other page. Thank you.
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Tell nginx to SSL encrypt specific PHP documents

I have set up my server with the following settings: server { server_name www.example.com listen 443; listen 80; location /login\.php { rewrite ^(.*) https://www.example.com/login....
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URL ReWrite for Windows Server (IIS)

Yesterday, I asked for help on urlrewrite - Ulrich Palha helped me to solve the problem. His solution is working great on Linux server using .htaccess, and I appreciate his help, but the solution isn'...
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Nginx and Wordpress permalinks are broken if blog is not in root

So I have installed nginx and Wordpress on my server. However, my blog is not in domain root. (e.g. example.com/blog and contents are in /var/www/example.com/blog) I am using settings below in nginx ...
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lighttpd 1.5 reverse-proxy to trac

I'm running lighttpd 1.5 freshly compiled off svn. I have a trac daemon listening on port 8000 and I want to proxy all requests matching ^http://xx.xx.xx.xx/trac(*.) to that daemon. Here is what it ...
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Infinite loop when putting rewrite into Directory context in Apache

I want to redirect www.example.com/foo to www.example.com/bar/index.php/foo So I have the rule (mod_rewrite) <Location /> RewriteEngine on RewriteRule /(.*) /bar/index.php/$1 [L] </...
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How many rewrite rules should I expect to manage? [closed]

I'm dealing with a hosting team that is fairly skittish of managing many rewrite rules. What are your experiences with the number of rules your sites are currently managing? I can see dozens (if not ...
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How to deal with certain characters in IIS URL Rewrite

I had a question on how to rewrite a url and had a great answer on the site, and it worked, but there is some characters that I can't find how to encode and iis doesn't like at all The original ...