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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Redirects in .htaccess or virtual hosts
Date Tue, 04 Apr 2006 13:32:10 GMT
On 4/4/06, MarcelSmeets <> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a redirect question. In the .htaccess file we use on one of our
> servers we want about 400 redirects of the form
> Redirect /anyplace/anyfile /anotherplace/anotherfile
> And this for about 20 virtual hosts ( so 20 .htaccess files)
> I have searched everywhere, but apache requires this form
> Redirect /anyplace/anyfile http://qualified-url/someplace/somefile
> And this is rather a maintenance-problem. All the .htaccess-files need
> different qualified-url in the redirected link and if you change things in
> one you just can not copy the changed .htaccess but have to change all the
> files manually.
> Does anybody know an easy work-around or genius solution for this?

mod_rewrite can set this dynamically.

And I believe that the newest versions of apache will allow a
non-fully-qualified url, but I can't remember for sure.


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