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From Anto Paul <antop...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: How get www.site.com homepage requests to forward to Tomcat without a redirect?
Date Mon, 25 Apr 2005 11:08:48 GMT
On 4/25/05, Trond G. Ziarkowski <trond.ziarkowski@gep-as.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> try removing the [R] from your RewriteRule. If you read up on the
> mod_rewrite docs, you should see that the [R] flag is causing the redirect.
> 
> Trond
> 
> PAlvin wrote:
> 
> >I'm currently using Tomcat 4.
> >
> >When someone goes to my site, say, www.site.com, I'd like it run a
> >servlet for the home page instead of a static page (my entire site is
> >dynamic).
> >
> >I configured the connector to send all *.htm files to Tomcat and I
> >created a re-write rule in the Apache configuration file like this:
> >
> >   RewriteEngine on
> >   RewriteRule ^/$ /home.htm [R]
> >
> >This works great, EXCEPT, that the browser is sent a redirect and I
> >heard that is bad for search engines.
> >
> >I could send *all* http requests to tomcat, BUT, obviously, I DON'T
> >want Tomcat serving up images.
> >
> >So, is there any way to configure Apache and/or Tomcat to make:
> >
> >   www.site.com ---run--> www.site.com/home.htm
> >
> >without a redirect?
> >
> >How do I get www.site.com requests to go to Tomcat???
> >
> >Peter Alvin
> >mobile 719-210-3858
> >skype 'smartmicro'
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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You may need to add PT as also which tells Apache to pass on the
request to the JK connector.

-- 
rgds
Anto Paul

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