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From "Mark A. Marcello" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] UseCanonicalName question
Date Mon, 07 Jul 2003 13:45:30 GMT writes:
>Likely, yes. This should not be such a hard thing; I have it working without
>even thinking about it. Could you describe better what you are seeing? Do
>you mean that when you type, you will be redirected
>to http//, or is when you enter something like
> (without trailing slash) you get redirected?
>And, if you have any funny setup (SSL, rewrite rules, redirects) it is
>useful to know.

My exact use is like this.  We have a bunch of URL's that we are geting rid of,,, ect.....    and then we have our development site

We want, and any other ones to go to
 This is working.  This is just a simple dns record pointing one URL to a particular
web server.

The second thing that I want to happen, and which is not working is I want the URL to be what
they type in.  

For example.

The user types in
	server loads up
	I want the URL to be, not

The reason behind this is I am going to parse the URL the user types in, and with one simple
lasso script on the index page, redirect it to the new page, that we decide.  I just dont
know why the
UseCanonicalName off is still alowing to be changed to


p.s.   If it helps at all, it is also taking on /index.html to the end of
 So if you type in the actual URL that appears is

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