Solved

Poiting the same page using two adrees..

Posted on 2000-03-01
2
217 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
Hi friends...
I am working with Unixware 2.0.1 Apache 1.3.1, PERL.
i have a major web site in my web server.
eg : hierarchy level is
main page --> state--> district--> Area
Once a user visited the perticular Area , in the location the web address as http://maindomain.com/state/district/area.
If he wants to vissit the Area page in next time, he wants to go through the step by step links.. also it is very difficult to remember the  perticular page address. So what i want is i want to give a short cut to this area as
http://maindomain.com/area.  
ie . next time onwards he can directly use this address to reach this area.
for this what configurations i have to do in my apache web server.
whether is it is possible in apache.

i want to give show both them are same pages.
0
Comment
Question by:mon1
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 15

Accepted Solution

by:
samri earned 10 total points
ID: 2576804
mon1,

  If you are running Apache 1.3.x, edit the file httpd.conf, and add the following

Alias  /area      "path to the area directory"

if "area" is located in /usr/local/apachec/htdocs/states/area then the entry will be

Alias /area "/usr/local/apache/htdocs/states/area"  

and remember to restart the server once you edited the file.

either kill -HUP <pid-of-apache>  or
/usr/local/apache/bin/apachectl restart


good luck.  

samri
0
 

Author Comment

by:mon1
ID: 2578881
that is working fine...
0

Featured Post

Secure Your WordPress Site: 5 Essential Approaches

WordPress is the web's most popular CMS, but its dominance also makes it a target for attackers. Our eBook will show you how to:

Prevent costly exploits of core and plugin vulnerabilities
Repel automated attacks
Lock down your dashboard, secure your code, and protect your users

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

PRTG Network Monitor lets you monitor your bandwidth usage, so you know who is using up your bandwidth, and what they're using it for.
When you try to share a printer , you may receive one of the following error messages. Error message when you use the Add Printer Wizard to share a printer: Windows could not share your printer. Operation could not be completed (Error 0x000006…
Monitoring a network: why having a policy is the best policy? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the enormous benefits of having a policy-based approach when monitoring medium and large networks. Software utilized in this v…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…

707 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question