Need help with simple RewriteRule

I'm trying to redirect all requests to www.mysite.com/fdc to www.mysite.com/products/fdc

The rewrite stuff from my .htaccess file is posted below.

I don't understand why the fdc RewriteRule (line 5 below) isn't working.  But, it only directs me to my 404 page.

Any ideas on how to get this working?  Also, how to make it case insensitive?   That way it'll direct from www.mysite.com/FDC as well.

Thanks for your help!!


CheckSpelling off
ErrorDocument 404 /404.php
RewriteEngine on
 
RewriteRule ^fdc$ /products/fdc/ #why isn't this working????
 
 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} !(\.[^./]+)$
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule (.*) /$1.php [L]

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caterham_wwwCommented:
May be missing R-Flag? (NC = no case)

You may speed-up your last rule, the rule-pattern is being processed before conditions are applied.
CheckSpelling off
ErrorDocument 404 /404.php
RewriteEngine on
 
RewriteRule ^fdc$ /products/fdc/ [R=301,L,NC]
 
 
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-d
RewriteCond %{REQUEST_FILENAME} !-f
RewriteRule !(\.[^./]+)$ %{REQUEST_URI}.php [L]

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light_bulbAuthor Commented:
Perfect solution!

Thanks for the help.
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