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From Dave Fisher <dave2w...@comcast.net>
Subject Re: URL redirection lost
Date Fri, 04 Nov 2011 22:04:25 GMT

On Nov 4, 2011, at 2:39 PM, Kay Schenk wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 4, 2011 at 12:41 PM, Dave Fisher <dave2wave@comcast.net> wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>> 
>> I'm replying to the original because later response have lost the urls
>> 
>> On Nov 4, 2011, at 2:54 AM, FR web forum wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> On the french forum, we have many hyperlinks to ex-QA website like:
>>> h**p://qa.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=XXXXX
>>> This is jump to a "not found" page.
>>> Is it possible to have an automatic redirection to h**ps://
>> issues.apache.org/ooo/show_bug.cgi?id=XXXXX
>> 
>> We'll need to ask Apache Infra to do this. I think that like for
>> ooo-site.apache.org / www.openoffice.org the following steps will do the
>> trick:
>> 
>> (1) Change the DNS zone for qa.openoffice.org to point to
>> issues.apache.org.
>> 
>> (2) Add qa.openoffice.org as an alias for issues.apache.org in its
>> httpd.conf.
>> 
> 
> Won't this completely overwrite the current contents of
> 
> http://qa.openoffice.org
> 
> In other words, you won't be able to get to what is currently on that site?

Yes. So let's retrieve that content first, and then rewrite/redirect that in a different direction
maybe ooo-site.apache.org/issues/.

Regards,
Dave

> 
> 
>> 
>> (3) Then as Dennis suggested add a rewrite or redirection rule to the
>> httpd.conf. This converts urls with "qa.openoffice.org/issues" to "
>> issues.apache.org/ooo".
>> 
>> That's the goal.  This would be a reasonable JIRA request, but perhaps an
>> email to infrastructure@a.o first?
>> 
>> If someone does this please reply. If not I'll do it when I have more time.
>> 
>> Regards,
>> Dave
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>> 
>>> Thanks
>> 
>> 
> 
> 
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