On 22 August 2011 14:31, Paul Hartman <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 22, 2011 at 4:07 PM, Hilco Wijbenga
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> *RewriteRule ^/website$ * *http://localhost/website/ [T]
>> *ProxyPassMatch * *^/website/(.*)$
>> The ProxyPassMatch fires but (AFAICT) the RewriteRule does not. I.e.
>> http://localhost/website (no slash) ==> 404 (in fact, it's trying to
>> serve /var/www/localhost/htdocs/website) but http://localhost/website
>> (with slash) ==> works.
> Disclaimer: I am not an Apache guru
Well, you know more than I do. :-)
> You have [T] as third parameter to RewriteRule, which is used to
> specify a MIME type, *but you're not specifying anything. Maybe that
> invalidates the rule. Try removing it.
> You can also specify multiple RewriteRules which are processed in
> sequence, if trailing slash works maybe you need to first add a rule
> convert URL with no slash to URL with slash:
> RewriteRule ^/website$ /website/ [R]
I used to have [P] and then tried [PT] but neither worked. Then for
some unknown reason I deleted the P and left [T] when I sent the
The problem turns out to be that you must put the Rewrite*
configuration stuff in the virtual host, not outside. Then it works.
It's documented but I had glossed over it.