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From POLONKAI Gergely <pol...@w00d5t0ck.info>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] url rewrite to fix ssl issue with aliased domain name
Date Thu, 12 Apr 2007 09:21:55 GMT
Maybe you should use the Redirect or RedirectMatch directive instead of 
mod_rewrite. It's considered to be faster, I haven't measured yet however.

Gergely POLONKAI

Jeffrey Williams írta:
> my dns is set up with my domain name cnamed to my webserver e.g.
>
> mydomain.com IN CNAME www.myname.com
>
> my server is also running a wildcard cert for my domain.
>
> Now when people come to the site by following a link for 
> www.mydomain.com, or type www.mydomain.com in the address bar, all is 
> good with the world.
>
> However if they follow link for mydomain.com, or type mydomain.com, 
> they get a certname does not match hostname error. (apparently 
> wildcard certs don't work for domain names without a subdomain or 
> hostname prepended)
>
> Anyway I have tried to use rewrite rules to fix this following are the 
> two forms I tried:
>
> RewriteCond "%{HTTP_HOST}" "^mydomain\.com" [NC]
> RewriteRule "^/(.*)" "http://www.mydomain.com/$1" [R]
>
> and
>
> RewriteCond "%{HTTP_HOST}" "!^www\.mydomain\.com" [NC]
> RewriteCond "%{HTTP_HOST}" "!^$"
> RewriteRule "^/(.*)" "http://www.mydomain.com/$1" [R]
>
> neither seems to work, the address bar still shows mydomain.com 
> without the www. and the cert warning still shows that the requested 
> hostname as mydomain.com without the www.
>
> by the way I have about a dozen other rewrite rules all following 
> these ones that seem to be working ok.
>
> any suggestions as to what I am doing wrong, or another way to solve 
> this problem, would be appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Jeff
>
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