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From Dan Poirier <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: mod_rewrite
Date Tue, 16 Jun 2009 12:17:36 GMT
"Richard Schoenig" <> writes:

> I am trying to use mod_rewrite to direct user to another web server when they
> request a specific page within our application.  For instance when a user
> requests rep*.* with all the following URL information I would like them
> directed to an alternate server.  However, once those requests are completed
> and sent I would need them moved back for all following requests.  Essentially
> this is to move reports being run from one server everyone hits to an alternate
> server setup specifically for reporting.

I wonder if reverse proxy would be a better fit for what you're trying
to do?  Your server could proxy rep*.* requests to your alternate
server, while serving other requests directly.

Dan Poirier <>

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