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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] RH9 Apache/2.0.40
Date Fri, 09 Apr 2004 12:50:50 GMT
On Thu, 8 Apr 2004, Mike McMullen wrote:

> I am moving a server from RH7.3 to RH9.
> I have some .htaccess files that under 1.3 used
> Rewrite engine on and then some rewrite rules to redirect a connection
> to port 443 from port 80.
> This worked like a champ under 1.3 but as I am testing my stuff
> with 2.0, I keep getting the following message:
> /.htaccess: RewriteEngine not allowed here
> I have dinked and dinked with the various AllowOverride and 
> Options statements but cant seem to get the correct syntax.
> If anyone has some insight to what needs to be set, I'd appreciate
> the answer! I've double checked and the context for RewriteEngine
> says it can be in the .htaccess file.

RewriteEngine may be used in .htaccess files if AllowOverride is set to


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