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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] rewrite or alias
Date Sun, 13 Jan 2008 14:34:45 GMT
On 09.01.08 11:32, Tony Heal wrote:
> I am using apache 1.3 on a debian etch system with a 2.6 kernel. I have www
> root redirected from a file in conf.d. I am currently using a symlink in the
> redirected root to direct a php file to a different directory in /var/www/
> and I would rather use httpd.conf to do this. 
> Although I am pretty sure that I can use the file in conf.d, that file is
> used on other systems for a particular software program that do not have
> this php file.
> I have tried using an Alias and I get   "401 Authorization Required"
> Alias /file.php /var/www/directory/file.php

Looks like access to /var/www/directory is limited to some users/groups...

> RewriteRule /file.php /var/www/directory/file.php [R]

afaik rewrite rewrites URL into another URL, not into path...
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