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From Joshua Slive <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Where would I find RewriteEngine and .htaccess
Date Tue, 02 Dec 2003 03:28:02 GMT

On Mon, 1 Dec 2003, Ola Ogunneye wrote:

> I am trying to see exactly what is inside an .htaccess file, but there
> is none in my Apache installation. Is this something I need to create
> myself? I am running win2k and when I serached for the file in my Apache
> directory, there was none. I have seen so many references to .htaccess
> and for it to not be in my installation seems a bit scary.

See:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs-2.0/howto/htaccess.html

> I was trying to enable mod_rewrite and someone suggested I check to see
> if rewriteEngine is on, but when I searched inside the httpd.conf, I did
> not find it. Is it safe to add the statement anywhere in the file.

Put it in the same place you put your RewriteRule/RewriteCond directives.

Joshua.

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