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Journal OctaneZ's Journal: Apache and mod_rewrite 1

I wish apache had a mechanism to use mod_rewrite without having to have a vhost for each domain that you want to redirect. At the moment I have this defined in each vhost I want to redirect:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} domain.org$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://server.domain.edu/$1 [R]

Am I missing something obvious?

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Apache and mod_rewrite

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  • by Anonymous Coward
    If you're complaining that you have to have vhosts for domain.com, domain.net, domain.cc, domain.tv, and so on and so forth to get everything to redirect to domain.edu, then you just need the domain.edu vhost, and outside of that vhost, use rewrite to rewrite everything to domain.edu (with a RewriteCond set to skip domain.edu itself. I don't think this will loop without one, but it will put an extra burden on the server).

    You can also set up a file to map various addresses to multiple vhosts, rather than ma