[TriLUG] Quacks like a duck, but looks like a... (mod_rewrite)
clubjuggler at gmail.com
Thu Aug 18 11:15:38 EDT 2005
Is there an .htaccess file in the DocumentRoot path that's doing it?
Or, perhaps an index.html file with a redirect?
On 8/18/05, Brian Henning <brian at strutmasters.com> wrote:
> Hi Folks.
> Someone other than me set up the company website a good while before I
> came onboard and documentation is very scarce. I'm running into some
> weirdness with the way Apache is configured concerning virtual hosts.
> We have a subdomain, chrysler.strutmasters.com . Our httpd.conf has a
> virtual host directive for it, like so (sorry for the wrapping):
> <VirtualHost chrysler.strutmasters.com www.chrysler.strutmasters.com>
> ServerName chrysler.strutmasters.com
> ServerAdmin webmaster at strutmasters.com
> and of course, ~/usr/masked/path/to/chrysler.strutmasters.com/htdocs
> exists and has stuff in it.
> Thing is, that stuff isn't what comes up when you go to
> chrysler.strutmasters.com. If chrysler.strutmasters.com is in the
> request at all, it's an automatic redirect to:
> Which is great! That's exactly what I /want/ to happen! Only problem
> is, I don't know /why/ it's happening. There's nothing in the vhost
> files to cause a redirect that I can see (no meta refresh, no scripted
> location headers, nothin'). It's clearly being done before the vhost
> directory is consulted, because even if I specify
> chrysler.strutmasters.com/index.html (which is nothing but a bare "under
> maintenance" placeholder page), it still redirects as explained above.
> ....but there's also no mod_rewrite, or anything else that I can see, in
> httpd.conf. How else can this be made to happen, where a subdomain
> automatically redirects to a particular location in a domain's directory
> structure? In DNS, chrysler.strutmasters.com is just an alias for
> strutmasters.com .
> I ask at all because 1) I want to know how to work with it and change it
> if the need arises, and 2) I'm about to create canada.strutmasters.com
> as a real vhost and I want to make sure it is going to work correctly.
> Thanks, everyone!
> ~Brian Henning
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