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From T F <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: force rewrite to occur before authentication, howto?
Date Wed, 14 Dec 2005 19:01:50 GMT
> > I'm still not having any luck with this.  It appears as though
> > authentication is happening before the rewrite.  I need the
> > opposite:  need rewrite before the authentication.
> >
> > Oddly, a google search turns up posts with both situations.
> > In some, people are in my boat (trying to get rewrite before auth)
> >
> > In others, people are stating that Apache actually rewrites before
> > authentication (which is want I'm after).
> It depends, I believe, on where you put the RewriteRules.  If they are
> in the main server context, they happen before auth.  If they are in
> .htaccess or <Directory> sections, they happen after auth.  I don't
> know of any way to work around this.

Still no luck.  So I am going to need to come up with an alternative scheme.

Thanks Joshua!


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