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From Suneet Shah <suneetshah2...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Mod-ReWrite
Date Sun, 25 Sep 2011 02:44:36 GMT
Mark,

Many thanks for your help. This now works

Suneet


On Sat, Sep 24, 2011 at 10:33 PM, Mark Montague <mark@catseye.org> wrote:

> On September 24, 2011 22:23 , Suneet Shah <suneetshah2000@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I made the change that you described below. Now the tkn header is coming
>> in as null.   Have I made an error in assigning the tkn to var1?
>>
>> URL -> http://localhost/test_rpc/**header.jsp?tkn=abc<http://localhost/test_rpc/header.jsp?tkn=abc>
>> Header value -> tkn: (null)
>>
>> RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING} tkn=(.*)
>> RewriteRule ^/test_rpc/$ [E=var1:%1]
>> RequestHeader append tkn %{var1}e
>>
>
> No, the problem is that the rewrite rule you have above tests for a path
> component that exactly matches /test_rpc/ with nothing before it and nothing
> after it.  The URL you are testing with has a path component of
> /test_rpc/header.jsp -- so this does not match, the rewrite rule does not
> get invoked, and the 'var1' environment variable does not get set.
>
> To get a rewrite rule that tests for the correct thing, see
> https://httpd.apache.org/docs/**2.2/rewrite/<https://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/rewrite/>in
particular the "Introduction to regular expressions and mod_rewrite"
> section.
>
> Also, you appear to be missing the second argument of the rewrite rule.  If
> you don't want to perform a substitution, then the substitution argument
> (the argument after the pattern argument and before the flags argument)
> needs to be a single dash ("-" without the quotes).
>
> --
>
>  Mark Montague
>  mark@catseye.org
>
>

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