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From James Stansell <jstan...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Sling URL Mapping Questions
Date Mon, 06 Feb 2012 07:33:14 GMT
Hi David,

My sites use apache httpd with mod_rewrite. Have you already considered
that?

Regards,

-james.

On Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 10:04 PM, David G. <davidjgonzalez@gmail.com> wrote:

> I've a couple questions about mappings in sling and best practices.
>
> I have a number of 10 sites on my current Sling install, and we will be
> expanding to 100+ over the next few years.
>
> I have 5 environments: dev, test, staging, preprod, prod
> Dev is run off of: localhost
> The other ends are run off: <subdomain>.<domain>.com test.siteA.com,
> staging.siteA.com, preprod.siteA.com, www.siteA.com
> Test through Prod also have certain pages that require HTTPS.
>
>
>
> Sites are setup as follows:
>
> /content/site/en/<pages>
> I want to serve pages such that they appear to be served from:
> <subdomain>.siteA.com/<pages>.html
>
>
> I thought it would be easy to create a simple sling:mapping node with
> sling:match => .+\.siteA\.com.\d*   mapping /content/siteA/en/ : /
>
> Unfortunately this only allows requests for www.siteA.com/page.html to be
> routed in, however all the links on the page are now pointing at
> http://null/other-pages.html
>
> Sling docs state that using regex wildcards in sling:match in the root
> mapping (hostname and port) prevents outgoing mappings to work, thus the
> null.
>
> What is the best practice for this? Currently the only work around I can
> see is making sling:Mapping nodes for every subdomain
>
> www.siteA.com, preprod.siteA.com, staging.siteA.com, test.siteA.com, etc.
> (along with any specific mappings for corner cases like mapping
> <subdomain>.siteA.com/ to the home page.
>
> Trying to maintain all these subdomains separately in each environment is
> a pain, and likewise maintaining all variations for the site clutters the
> mappings very quickly. Also, this becomes even worse when dealing with 10s
> of sites.
>
> Thoughts on how to best handle these mappings so they can be
> easily/efficiently reused between environments and the number of mappings
> can be minimized?
>
> Thanks
>
> --
> David Gonzalez
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>
>

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