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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] internal redirect
Date Mon, 11 Apr 2011 22:54:13 GMT
On Mon, 11 Apr 2011 14:26:49 -0700
<> wrote:

> I have a web server which provides web services at the url
> http://someplace:port/SERVICES/

If that's apache, you can provide services at your choice of URL,
with or without the slash.

> There is client software which [...]

Are you sure?  Sounds broken.

> I have tried Alias, but the Redirects are processed first.

What redirects?

If you mean mod_dir appending a trailing slash, disable it.
If something else, find out what it is and stop it.

> I have used the rewrite engine

An excellent instrument with which to shoot yourself in the foot.

> How can I get apache to do an internal redirect, and NOT send an
> external redirect.  


But far better to have matching expectations at the client and server,
by configuring your service at /SERVICES in the first place:
<Location /SERVICES>
	SetHandler my-web-service

Nick Kew

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