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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] grab header to redirect
Date Wed, 09 Aug 2006 15:30:37 GMT
On 8/9/06, Declerck Michael-W30479 <W30479@motorola.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way to grab a header/DNS name using Apache 2.2?
> A little background:
> I have a primary DNS name and a secondary DNS name that maps to the same
> IP address.
> Right now, my Apache 2.2 configuration redirects the client directly to
> the index.pl page using the directives:
> <IfModule dir_module>
>     DirectoryIndex index.pl
> </IfModule>
> when the DNS routes the client to my server.
>
> The secondary DNS name will also route to the same IP, thus serving
> index.pl for the second DNS name as well, which is not what I want to
> do.
> I have been informed that the secondary DNS name will not change in the
> browser when it routes to the server.
>
> Is there a way to grab this DNS name (would this be found as a header?)
> and redirect the client based on what that name is?
> I have a little bit of experience with mod_rewrite, but that experience
> is nominal at best.

Sounds like you are looking for:
http://httpd.apache.org/docs/1.3/misc/FAQ.html#canonical-hostnames

Joshua.

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