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Posted on 2004-04-11
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Last Modified: 2013-12-24

I would like do redirect www.MyDomain/demo to: MyPath/Demo01.cfm.

I tried:

<CFIF server_name IS "www.MyDomain/demo">
<CFLOCATION url="MyPath/Demo01.cfm">

but that didn't work, probably:

1. because server_name cannot be a path.
2. demo has no extension. But to make it as easy as possible, I would not want the user to have to enter an extension to demo

Could anyone help with this?

Question by:penelope112358
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Expert Comment

ID: 10801494
Actually, you want to check on two things:

<cfif CompareNoCase(CGI.SERVER_NAME, "www.mydomain.com") EQ 0 AND CompareNoCase(ListGetAt(CGI.PATH_INFO, 1, "/"),"demo") EQ 0>
     <cflocation url="MyPath/Demo01.cfm">

Author Comment

ID: 10803973

Thanks for your reply.
With the above script  I get a "You are not authorized to view this page" error with www.mydomain.com/demo

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Expert Comment

ID: 10804217
do one thing - set up demo.cfm as a default document when someone enters www.domain.com/demo in ur web server

that shld handle things - also there's a way to set it up to another folder altogether ... i'll get back to u on that ...
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Author Comment

ID: 10804378
unfortunately, the default document is already assigned...
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Expert Comment

ID: 10806212
Well use whatever is set up as the default document and then use javascript to do the re-location (if the defualt document type is something.html or htm where you don't have serverside options)

Accepted Solution

shooksm earned 1000 total points
ID: 10806272
I should mention that you need to configure your server to direct errors like the 403 and 404 to a Cold Fusion page with my sample code for this to work if you do not already have an index or default document in the demo folder.

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