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Redirect alias problem?

Does not find an available file



4:10 pm on Aug 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I can see the mod_rewrite is trying to work. When I put the simple redirect in our .htaccess:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^1$ home.php

and type in example.org/1, the following error message is returned:

Not Found
The requested URL /home/org/example/html/home.php was not found on this server.
Apache/1.3.36 Server at example.org Port 80

There is a home.php file in our /home/html subdirectory, the document root. Is this an alias problem? What to do? Thanks!

[edited by: jdMorgan at 4:47 pm (utc) on Aug. 23, 2006]
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4:21 pm on Aug 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I mean, is this mod_rewrite and alias problem? Thanks again!


5:46 pm on Aug 23, 2006 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jdmorgan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member

It looks like you have a configuration problem, but it's impossible to tell whether it's an Alias directive interfering, an incorrect DocumentRoot, or something else. You'll just have to investigate the server configuration.

If /example/html is the document root, then the error message should have read:

The requested URL /home.php was not found on this server.

You could also try a syntax tweak to see if it helps, but it's still just a work-around that only covers up the root problem:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^1$ [b]/h[/b]ome.php [L]


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