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From "Eric Covener" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] redirect trailing slash problem
Date Tue, 13 Jan 2009 10:18:12 GMT
On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 2:55 AM, Mike Soultanian <> wrote:
> I have a virtual host that accepts all traffic on port 80 and then forwards
> that traffic to another virtual host on port 81:
> RewriteRule /(.*) http://localhost:81/$1 [P,L]
> It works great except when I leave off the backslash.  So, for example,
> "" works correctly and so does "" (no
> trailing slash).  However, if I add a folder without the slash (i.e.
> "") , I get forwarded to
> "http://localhost:81/folder/" instead of "".
> Does anyone know how to tweak my rewrite such that it will forward
> correctly, regardless of whether or not the folder has a trailing slash?

ProxyPassReverse would fix the redirect that's being sent by mod_dir's

Or, add the trailing slash in your RewriteRule, so mod_dir doesn't
have to do anything.

Eric Covener

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