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mod_rewrite functionality on Zeus server

not to be confused with zeus links directory software

   
10:39 am on Aug 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Hi everyone,

My hosts use Zeus server (I'd rather they used Apache) and I'd like to have mod_rewrite-type functionality, but I don't know if there's an equivalent of this for Zeus. Does anyone know if this is possible with Zeus server?

Thanks,
the boy duck

1:11 pm on Aug 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Yep, Zeus supports rewriting, but it has its own rule syntax that isn't directly compatible with Apache rewrite scripts. The syntax seems to be much more of a structured, pseudo-code style.

Apparently, the Zeus control panel allows you to paste in Apache mod_rewrite scripts and it will translate them into it's own format (more or less successfully), but I'm guessing that your hosts don't allow you access to that :(

I've looked around, but I'm afraid I can't find any guides to the rewriting syntax, sorry...

3:27 pm on Aug 8, 2002 (gmt 0)

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Thanks sugarkane - thats a great help just to know that it is possible to have rewrite functionality on Zeus. You're right about not getting access to the Zeus control panel - I might install the trial version on my machine and use that.

Anyway, thanks again!

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In case its of use to anyone else, here is a couple of links to the zeus web server FAQ/documentation that explains the rewrite / htaccess module functionality:

http://support.zeus.com/faq/zws/v4/entries/redirect.html
http://www.zeus.com/extra/docsystem/docroot/apps/web/docs/modules/htaccess/index.html
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