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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: UserDir without the tilde
Date Wed, 21 Aug 2002 19:21:50 GMT
Bob Dowling wrote:
> We will be running Apache 1.3.x on a Netware system.
> We would like http://server/userid/ to match some directory
> (currently "www") of userid's home directory.  Note that there is no
> leading tilde on that URL.  We have managed rewrites that put the tildde
> in but then any returned redirect (e.g. from a missing trailing /)
> exposes the tilde.  For example, if a client requests
> http://server/userid, then the rewrite converts this to
> http://server/~userid, the UserDir module identifies a directory and a
> redirect is sent back to http://server/~userid/.  We would want the
> redirect to be back to http://server/userid/ .

You need to give more details about what your configuration looks like.
A simple solution to your problem would look somthing like

Alias /userid1 /complete/path/to/userid1/public_html
Alias /userid2 /complete/path/to/userid2/public_html


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