Howto redirect to another folder in Apache

Posted on 2008-10-27
Last Modified: 2012-05-05

As an example
In the DNS record there is one domain that is called "" and points to has a standard homepage.

There is also one "" and points to the same IP this one has a different homepage and are in another folder.

When I go to I want apache to look up and redirect me to another folder that is called test.

I thought that it was like this:

Redirect permanent /

What more do i have to do? its only one homepage on that webserver

Its an old FreeBSD with apache version 1.6 or something
do i have to activate virtual host in someway?

Question by:tommyrihu
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You need a virtualhost for both domains
NameVirtualHost *:80
<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /physical/path/to/doc/root
<VirtualHost *:80>
RedirectMatch permanent ^/$
DocumentRoot /physical/path/to/min/doc/root

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Thank you very much for your good explanation.

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