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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Filters in Apache?
Date Tue, 22 Aug 2006 22:01:42 GMT
On 8/22/06, Anthony Smith <> wrote:

> I know that if I was doing this in java I would need a filter, but if my
> sites under apache just includes pictures and html docs, with some cgi, I am
> unsure if a filter is really what I need.

> I was trying to figure out a way, where based on the URL path  could do
> certain things.

> If someone goes to:
> http:/ -> This would maybe check the header information for
> a certain variable (anything under the alpha directory (files or folders))
> http:/ -> This would forward you to (anything
> under the beta directory (files or folders))
> http:/ -> This would maybe check the time of day and if it
> is after 5pm forwards you to a static page that says it is after 5pm.
> Is anything like this possible?

Probably with mod_rewrite, but your requirements above are not very
clear.  Beta and gamma are certainly possible, but I don't know what
you mean by "a certain variable" nor what you want to do with it.


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