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From Eric Covener <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] HTTP POST to a directory
Date Wed, 06 Apr 2011 23:25:47 GMT
On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 7:04 PM,  <> wrote:
> I have an intranet website that provides web services.  Currently, clients
> access this service by POSTing their XML SOAP request envelope to a
> particular php script as follows (urls have been sanitized to protect the
> guilty):
> http://somesite:port/SERVICES/service.php
> I receive the xml, process it, and return the result back to them, all fine
> and dandy.
> However, I would rather not have them specify a particular script file, I
> simply want them to POST to:
> http://somesite:port/SERVICES
> Then, I want to be able to configure apache so that when it sees a POST to
> this directory URL, it will run the script I specify and pass it the POST
> data.
> Currently, if I attempt this, the client receives a 301 Moved Permanently,
> and the redirected URL is the same as the one they posted to (i.e., the
> directory URL above).
Could be DirectorySlash in mod_dir.

If you suppress that, you can just set an Alias from /dir to /dir/

Eric Covener

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