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Maps different parts of a host file system into the document tree and it used for URL redirection

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Need to redirect all "mail" subdomains to main domain using mod_alias in apache include editor for server wide domain redirection

I run cPanel on my server and they have it set up so every domain.com gets a subdomain of mail.domain.com -- normally this wouldn't be a problem except the mail subdomains are exact duplicates of the ...
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Redirect French homepage (and only FR home page) to English home page

Using the .htaccess file, I would like to redirect www.example.com/fr/ to www.example.com/ but not other French pages that have the /fr/ root (e.g. www.example.com/fr/page-name) I've tried using ...
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2 websites hosted on same domain, 1 needs to look like a subfolder ( /blog)

I bought a VPS for my new project running apache. On it I have 2 websites on the same domain. The first one is Ruby on Rails /var/www/html The second one is Wordpress /var/www/blog I want Wordpress to ...
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Apache Web Server Aliasing for multiple url giving 404

I am trying to redirect the all the URL starting from /search-engine/* to /var/www/search-engine/dist but the result says not found, I had tried with AliasMatch as shown below AliasMatch ^/search-...
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How does Apache order the evaluation of Alias and ScriptAlias?

Under mod_alias, how does Apache order Alias and ScriptAlias directives with respect to each other? The mod_alias docs say The ScriptAlias directive has the same behavior as the Alias directive, ...
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Remove leading slash in URLs - Apache

I've been trying to remove the trailing slashes from all URLs. For example, I want the following URLs to redirect: http://my-site-url.com///test -> http://my-site-url.com/test http://my-site-url.com//...
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Use Path Info in conjunction with RewriteRule

I have a legacy application that I want to wrap in a new symfony project. In order to separate things clearly I decided to move the entire legacy application into a folder legacy which lies outside ...
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Apache 2.4: mod_alias, mod_rewrite, mod_proxy execution order

I can't find any documentation on Apache vhosts instructions priority / execution order between mod_alias (Redirect instructions), mod_rewrite (RewriteRule instructions) mod_proxy (ProxyPass ...
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How to redirect from one subfolder to a subsubfolder with htaccess

I have this folder structure: /fonts /myfont.eot /myfont.svg /myfont.ttf /myfont.woff /myfont.woff2 /content /page1 /files /logo.png /style.css /index.html /page2 ...
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I want to add Apache Alias for api (Different users)

First of all i'm a beginner on these issues, sorry for this :) Actually i am a software developer. I have a project. Many domains connect to Rest Api domain. And all domains locate same server. I ...
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How to add the trailing slash in general for an Apache + CDN architecture (without using Apache mod_rewrite)?

I would like to add the trailing slash in general when it is absent in the request URL: when user requests https://example.com/blog, it should be redirected to https://example.com/blog/ when user ...
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Remove slash from URL with htaccess redirect

I am using the following directive in my .htaccess file: RedirectMatch 301 ^/user/(.*)?$ http://$1.example.com/user/$1 to redirect the URL example.com/user/koko/ but it redirects to http://koko/....
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404 Error for Permalinks with Apache Alias and Wordpress

I have scoured several pages, answers and articles in an attempt to correctly configure Apache Alias and Wordpress Permalinks without success. /var/www/ | - example.com (Custom Web App) | - blog....
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Hosting node application on separate computer than Apache web server

I am attempting to create a virtual host to connect a computer running a node application (Computer B 12.34.56.78) to a computer running my Apache web server (Computer A 12.34.56.77). Everything I ...
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mod_rewrite over mod_alias / Ordering and precedence

Within a multi-server shared hosting I am using this RedirectMatch temp "/.well-known/acme-challenge/(.*)" "https://FOO.BAR.TLD/$1" to redirect all Let's Encrypt requests to one server. The problem:...
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Apache "alias" stopped working

I have a web server running since 2014 on Windows Server 2008R2 with Apache 2.2.25, PHP and stuff. It has some Alias directives inside its <VirtualHost> config entry, which seemingly had stopped ...
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Apache Rewrite Redirect with dot in url

In .htaccess: RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^domain.info RewriteRule (.*) http://www.domain.info/$1 [R=301,QSA,L] In server .conf file: Alias "/.well-known/acme-challenge" "/tmp/.well-known/acme-...
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Alias in subdomain

i want to create an alias in my subdomain. The easiest way to do for my host is this : Alias "/docs" "/var/sudomain/web" Here all requests from http://google.io/docs will use folder /var/sudomain/...
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Apache 2.2 on linux too slow when showing 2,50,000 files from one directory

Using the web browser, I have a requirement to access a directory on a Linux server hosting around 2,00,000 files in it. I am using the 'Alias' directive in apache to achieve this requirement. ...
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apache alias pages that load relative resources

I am trying to alias a path to a specific file I tried: Alias /Console "/console/console.html" Now going to http://example.com/Console indeed brings console.html. but any relative resource ...
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What wrong with RedirectMatch of Apache 2.2 mod_alias?

We use Apache HTTPD server version 2.2. I try to use RedirectMatch of Apache 2.2 mod_alias without success ( http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/mod_alias.html#redirectmatch) I need to create rule ...
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Requests go to document root with Apache alias

I have this configurartion <VirtualHost *:443> ServerName myserver.fr SSLEngine on ProxyRequests On ProxyPreserveHost On DocumentRoot /srv/apache2/htdocs/ Alias /...
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How can I force RedirectMatch not to escape the redirect URL

Today I've noticed that mod_alias's Redirect and RedirectMatch directives show a different behavior in how they handle the redirect URL. A statement like this: Redirect 301 "/foo" "/bar%20baz" will ...
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Apache location overlapping

I'm trying to create an alias to intercept some url to serve from file system directly with Apache 2.4 In my virtualhost, I have: DocumentRoot /var/www/mysubroot I have a location on "/" in order to ...
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Can I use Apache variables with mod_alias's `Redirect`, instead of using mod_rewrite?

The Apache HTTP Server's mod_alias provides the Redirect directive which is great for simple redirects, like the following: # Redirect login to https Redirect permanent /login https://www.example.org/...
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Apache Alias directive - not ignore .htaccess files

When using the Alias directive to map a URL to a directory outside the document root, it seems that the .htaccess files in the document root are not applied to those requests. For example, if setting ...
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Global Apache Alias, ignoring virtual hosts

I have a global entry Alias /.well-known/acme-challenge /var/www/letsencrypt/.well-known/acme-challenge/ in my apache configuration, outside any virtual host. This way, the above Alias is effective ...
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Serving multiple directories outside of web root from the same URL with Apache2

Is it possible to set up Apache to serve multiple directories from the same URL? For example, given that I have images in two locations: /mnt/imagestore1, /mnt/imagestore2. I would like mysite.com/...
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apache2.4 mod_rewrite exclude specific alias directroy/uri

I have the following setup on one of my vhosts: ...<VirtualHost *:80> ServerName cloud.domain.de ServerAdmin webmaster@domain.de ServerSignature Off Alias "/.well-known/acme-...
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Conditionally serving files from a directory outside of the document root with Apache2

I have inherited a web application written in PHP. The code is not the best and I want to start using the Symfony framework. It will be a gradual migration through several releases so I need the ...
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Remove double URL encoding on URL

I have a third-party shopping cart set up on my server using PayPal for payments. When a user completes a transaction they are redirected to the URL https://example.com/?target=payment%255freturn&...
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Have Apache serve static content instead of forwarding it to Plone (++resource++)

I have a Plone-based site, running behind Apache 2.4, which could perform a little better. One idea is to have Apache serve the static parts of the contents, preventing them from being rewritten for ...
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Redirect wildcard subdomain to same subdomain on different domain

I have a domain with dynamic subdomains. The domain, unfortunately, has changed. As such I need to redirect *.domain1.com to *.domain2.com while keeping the subdomains the same. I have looked ...
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symlink to PHP file not handled as PHP

I have PHP5 installed on an Ubuntu 14.04 server and it works fine. I create a file called foo.php anywhere in the document tree and it gets passed to the PHP interpreter just as you'd expect. ...
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The Alias directive will probably never match because it overlaps an earlier Alias

Ok, not sure why this is occuring. So, I get the message The Alias directive in /etc/httpd/conf.d/awstats.conf at line 3 will probably never match because it overlaps an earlier Alias. and The ...
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Why isn't my apache alias working?

Here's my vhost in apache 2.4: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName mailcatcher.dev Alias /mailcatcher.dev.png /Users/me/.rbenv/versions/2.1.2/lib/ruby/gems/2.1.0/gems/mailcatcher-0.5.12/...
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mod_alias.c rule to redirect all subdirectories

A mod_alias newbie here. I found the rewrite rule below somewhere and have been using it to block bots and hackers that hit my site, looking for directories like HNAP1, wp, blog, etc. And it works ...
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Linking to items outside of the web root

Here is how the directories are laid out on my server (I inherited this and cannot change at the moment) - /var/www/<stuff for the web> /home/project/src/static/<some CSS, some JavaScript, ...
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Redirect domain/directory to domain2/directory

I would like domain1.com/customers to go to domain2 my home directory public html's folder / customers. Both domains are on different servers. In the folder on the second server/second domain we will ...
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Is it possible to mix Alias and AliasMatch with Apache

I have a generic alias match like: AliasMatch ^/plugins/([^/]*)/(.*) /usr/share/tuleap/plugins/$1/www/$2 <DirectoryMatch "/usr/share/tuleap/plugins/([^/]*)/www/"> ... </DirectoryMatch> ...
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How to check if mod_alias is enabled?

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 ...
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Using mod_headers to override mod_alias

I am trying to use mod_headers to change Location headers that are being sent via the mod_alias using the Redirect directive but none of them are being re-written. I have the following in my http.conf;...
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Alias or redirect or rewrite

Roundcubemail and Owncloud folders live on the document root but because of the limitations of the Roundcube OwnCloud Plug-in I have to organise the vhosts as below. $rcmail_config['owncloud_url'] ...
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Efficient 301 redirects in Apache (www to non-www and vice-versa)?

I came across an article titled "Efficient 301 Redirects." For example, if you are trying to redirect your site from www to non-www domain, the article suggests that when compared to this .htaccess/...
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Apache: Serving same file on multiple vhosts using regex

I have various virtual hosts (vhosts) setup on an Apache 2.2 server such as: examplea.domain exampleb.domain testsitea.domain testsiteb.domain testsite.domain othersitea.domain On virtual hosts ...
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Create a case-insensitive apache alias

I am currently using Apache 2.4.4. Now, the problem is that when I am creating alias like Alias /mysite "D:/MySite" it doesn't work for http://127.0.0.1/MySite. So how can I make it case insensitive?...
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RedirectMatch and Query String

Compare these two RedirectMatch's. The first doesn't work: RedirectMatch 302 ^/redirect\.php[?]page=(.+)$ http://somewhereelse.com/$1 Versus this, which will redirect to http://somewhereelse.com/?...
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Stylesheets not loading in mediawiki

I'm trying to set up an internal mediawiki site with version 1.19 on RHEL 6.2 with Apache. On loading any wiki page, Mozilla reports Error: The stylesheet http_and_ipaddress/mediawiki/load.php?...
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Apache 410 Gone instructions not working with mod_alias nor mod_rewrite

Apache 2.2 (on a server running cPanel) seems to be ignoring instructions to return a 410 status. This happens for both mod_alias's Redirect (using 410 or gone) and mod_rewrite's RewriteRule (using [...
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Redirect an Apache2 SSL VirtualHost with mod_alias

I want to make sure there aren't any mysterious odd behaviors when redirecting a SSL VirtualHost with mod_alias Redirect as outlined by Apache here. My code seems to work, but since SSL virtual hosts ...
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