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From "Robert Dahlem" <>
Subject Re: Problem with .htaccess!
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2002 18:08:01 GMT

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002 13:53:37 EDT, wrote:

>       Hi, I'm having a serious problem.. I'm unable to use mod_rewrite
>commands in my .htaccess file! I cannot find *ANY* help on this on the
>web (searched various engines repeatedly!). What's happening is, in my
>.htaccess file, I have this line:
>       RewriteEngine on
>       The error I get with that is "RewriteEngine not allowed here".

You will need at least "AllowOverride +FileInfo" for that (or an upper) 
directory. Also note that (quoted from the docs) "rewrite configurations 
are not inherited. This means that you need to have a RewriteEngine on 
directive for each virtual host in which you wish to use it."


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