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Subdomain URL redirect using Coldfusion

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How can I redirect a subdomain URL to a specific directory within my main site using Coldfusion?  I have the subdomain "http://sub.mydomain.com" and I want to direct it to "http://www.mydomain.com/sub/index.cfm".  I tried adding the following code to my application.cfm file but it didn't work:

<cfif #CGI.SERVER_NAME# CONTAINS "sub.mydomain.com">
<cfinclude template="/sub/index.cfm">
<!--- the cfabort is there so it doesn't execute the rest of the application.cfm --->
<cfabort>
</cfif>

Any suggestions?  Our sites are hosted so I cannot make any changes to the CF Administrator or at the server level.
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Question by:immixGroup
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<cfif cgi.server_name EQ "sub.mydomain.com">
      <cfset subDomain = listFirst(cgi.server_name, '.') />
      <cflocation url="http://www.mydomain.com/#subDomain#/index.cfm" addtoken="false" />
</cfif>
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Improved upon further for a more flxible usage... The second portion of the if statment is in case someone comes to http://mydomain.com/...

<cfset subDomain = listFirst(cgi.server_name, '.') />
<cfif subDomain NEQ "www" AND subDomain NEQ "mydomain">
      <cflocation url="http://www.mydomain.com/#subDomain#/index.cfm" addtoken="false" />
</cfif>
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