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From Craig Dunigan <cduni...@doit.wisc.edu>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] need help w/Apache redirect
Date Thu, 04 Aug 2005 16:03:29 GMT
On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, Robert F Hall wrote:

> This *should* be simple, but is not working for us.
> 
> We are using Apache 1.3.27.
> 
> We are trying to redirect requests to a particualr host name (an alias) to
> the real host name and a specific URL.  For example,  if
> http://specific-app.berkeley.edu      is requested, we need it to be 
> redirected
> to  http://hostname.berkeley.edu/specific-context/index.jsp
> 
> We have tried the following in httpd.conf and no joy (with and w/o 
> 'index.jsp')
> 
> <VirtualHost specific-app.berkeley.edu>
>        RedirectMatch /$ 
> http://hostname.berkeley.edu/specific-context/index.jsp
>        Redirect /index.jsp  
> http://hostname.berkeley.edu/specific-context/index.jsp
>        Redirect /index.html 
> http://hostname.berkeley.edu/specific-context/index.jsp
> </VirtualHost>
> 
> Thanks,
> Robert
> 
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Isn't this better handled by setting this VirtualHost's DocumentRoot
to <path-to-specific-content> and DirectoryIndex to 'index.jsp'?  Then 
you don't buy the extra overhead of a redirect.

-- 
Craig Dunigan
IS Technical Services Specialist (I don't know what it means, either)
Middleware - Enterprise Info Systems - Department of Info Technology
University of Wisconsin, Madison

opinions expressed are my own, not the University's


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