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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] redirect without changing URL?
Date Fri, 25 Aug 2006 15:16:56 GMT
On 8/25/06, Bing Du <> wrote:
> Hello,
> We're running Apache 2.0.52 on RHEL 4.
> After moving a site to a new Apache server that has a new file structure,
> we did redirect for a customer to keep their old URL working.  The
> redirection
> =>
> works fine.  They can still see their site using the old URL
> However the customer came back complaining about the long URL
>  What they want is show
> their site but without changing URL caused by redirection.  I call it
> transparent redirect.
> Is that even possible?  If yes, how?
> I'd appreciate any thoughts, ideas or pointers.

Start here:

What you want is probably a simple Alias.

But note that it is best not to have two permanent URLs mapping to the
same place.  So you should make one URL or the other be a Redirect.


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