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From John Kolvereid <o...@op.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 2.0.40 issue
Date Fri, 02 Apr 2004 15:39:37 GMT
This did it.  Thx.

Joshua Slive wrote:

> On Fri, 2 Apr 2004, John Kolvereid wrote:
>
> > Hi again,
> >     Seems that when I try to access a directory off DocumentRoot w/
> > ServerName of IPaddress/ Apache then goes to the IPaddress which means
> > that it goes back to the internet and comes back - which seems to me a
> > waste of resources, since it is already at the location and only needs
> > to drop down 1 directory.  Any thoughts?
> >
> > John Kolvereid wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >     Seems to be a ServerName issue as you mentioned.  It works w/ the IP
> > > address/ but not the URL/.
> > > This is perhaps because the server is pointed to by www.namesecure.com and
not
> > > a legit URL.  Unfortunately, the IP address is subject to change on a regular
> > > basis because it uses a dynamic IP address.
> > > Is there a way to avoid the issue by setting the ServerName to some local
> > > address or something that doesn't change.  Thx.
>
> [Please trim quotes and don't top-post.  Thanks.]
>
> Apache must send a redirect when you request a directory without the
> trailing slash.  Otherwise all relative url references would be incorrect.
> It is not a "waste of resources".  If you want to avoid it, simply use the
> URL with the trailing slash already included.
>
> You can probably fix your problem by using "UseCanonicalName off" in
> httpd.conf so that Apache will redirect to the same hostname that was used
> in the request.
>
> Joshua.
>
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