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From Mike Z <tar...@spamcop.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Rewriting HTTP_HOST to directories
Date Fri, 10 Feb 2006 21:05:32 GMT
My apologies. To clarify:

The RewriteMap will contain the domain and the user it maps to. If the 
user joeblow has test.com, then the map will be:

test.com   joeblow

Thanks.

Joshua Slive wrote:
> On 2/10/06, Mike Z <tarmon@spamcop.net> wrote:
>   
>> Good afternoon,
>>
>>     After reading through the mod_rewrite and rewrite guide docs and
>> tinkering with things a bit, I have to admit I'm still in the dark. Here
>> is what I'm attempting to do:
>>
>> I'm setting up service to offer domain names to users on a free web
>> hosting service. Currently, when a user signs up with the free service,
>> they receive a subdirectory on our site, in the form of
>> /var/www/html/ourhost.com/user. As doing virtual hosts for all the
>> potential users is impractical, and the mass virtual hosting can't
>> translate into this directory structure, I'd like to use a RewriteMap to
>> translate domains to these directories, e.g.
>>
>> test.com   /var/www/html/ourhost.com/user
>>
>> Can someone provide me with a bit of help as to how to accomplish this?
>>     
>
> Your problem is not well-specified.  How is apache supposed to know the user?
>
> Joshua.
>
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