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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] rewrite question
Date Mon, 06 Apr 2009 19:09:49 GMT

On Apr 6, 2009, at 14:32, Gary Smith wrote:

> We have a web site that is being pounded pretty hard.  The web site  
> has lots of graphics and our bandwidth is being killed.  We have a  
> dedicated server at another location where we get more bandwidth  
> cheaper (but the overall processing sucks so it can't push the full  
> site).
> We would like to rewrite all gif/png/jpegs for and  
> to go to  Basically we have rsynced  
> the content to the second domain and until we can tweak the  
> thousands of HTML pages we want to just redirect.
> Anyway have a working rule handy for doing this.  I know we will  
> still take a bandwidth hit but like I said, this is just a work  
> around for now.

Assuming you have sensible URIs, you can:

ProxyPass /images

If not, then you can:

RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule (.*\.(jpg|png|gif))$$1 [R,NC]

A stupid man's report of what a clever man says can never be accurate,  
because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he  
can understand.
     Bertrand Russell

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