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I have a site with just a handful of pages, and I am trying to do a 301 redirect of everything. Everything works except the index file. It doesn't matter if I write it out as http://example.com/index.html or http://example.com/ or http://example.com, the index file won't show a redirect.

Here is my .htaccess file:

Redirect 301 / https://example2.com/
Redirect 301 /index.html https://example2.com/
Redirect 301 /services.html https://example2.com/services/
Redirect 301 /contact-us.html https://example2.com/contact/

It might help that when someone puts https://example.com/, it gets changed to https://example.com without the "/". I'm not sure if that is relevant.

Thanks

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In order for Redirect to be effective within an .htaccess file, you must allow the FileInfo override in your virtual host definition in your httpd.conf configuration file:

<VirtualHost *:80>

  ServerName   www.example.com
  ServerAlias  example.com

  ... blah blah

  <Directory "/">
    ...
    AllowOverride FileInfo
    ...
  </Directory>

  ... blah blah

</VirtualHost>

Add the AllowOverride FileInfo line to your configuration, restart the Apache server, and try again.

  • That line is in there. If it weren't, the other redirects wouldn't work. – Timm Simpkins May 24 at 19:59
  • Can you edit your post to include your full VirtualHost def? If you can provide more than just a narrow keyhole view of your config, perhaps someone can spot the problem. – Jim L. May 24 at 20:29

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