mod_rewrite not working

I am running Apache 2.2.10 on Microsoft Windows Server 2003 with PHP 5.2.6 running also. I have attached the httpd.conf file as a reference. I can't seem to get the mod_rewrite to work. I am doing the mod_rewrite test located at http://www.wallpaperama.com/forums/how-to-test-check-if-mod-rewrite-is-enabled-t40.html to check if mod_rewrite is working, and it's not. Is there anything I may not know about the inter-mingling of the 3 different softwares I have listed that been my current configuration invalid?? Is there anything that I have not done that I need to do to properly enable and turn on mod_rewrite??


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caterham_wwwCommented:
> attached the httpd.conf

It seems to be missing?
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KC22Author Commented:
Not sure what happened...here it is inline:
#-->>     This file was generated in ApacheConf (10/24/2008)     <---#
#--->  ApacheConf is the GUI for configuring Apache web servers  <---#
#--->                     www.Apache-GUI.com                     <---#
#--->                                                            <---#
#--->  3 directories                                             <---#
#--->    line 447    /                                           <---#
#--->    line 464    C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs<---#
#--->    line 502    C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/cgi-bin<---#
#--->                                                            <---#
#--->  0 virtual hosts                                           <---#
#--->                                                            <---#
#--->>+++
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # This is the main Apache HTTP server configuration file.  It contains the
  # configuration directives that give the server its instructions.
  # See <URL:http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2> for detailed information.
  # In particular, see
  # URL:http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/directives.html
  # for a discussion of each configuration directive.
  # 
  # Do NOT simply read the instructions in here without understanding
  # what they do.  They're here only as hints or reminders.  If you are unsure
  # consult the online docs. You have been warned.
  # 
  # Configuration and logfile names: If the filenames you specify for many
  # of the server's control files begin with "/" (or "drive:/" for Win32), the
  # server will use that explicit path.  If the filenames do *not* begin
  # with "/", the value of ServerRoot is prepended -- so "logs/foo.log"
  # with ServerRoot set to "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2" will be interpreted by the
  # server as "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/logs/foo.log".
  # 
  # NOTE: Where filenames are specified, you must use forward slashes
  # instead of backslashes (e.g., "c:/apache" instead of "c:\apache").
  # If a drive letter is omitted, the drive on which httpd.exe is located
  # will be used by default.  It is recommended that you always supply
  # an explicit drive letter in absolute paths to avoid confusion.
  # 
  # ServerRoot: The top of the directory tree under which the server's
  # configuration, error, and log files are kept.
  # 
  # Do not add a slash at the end of the directory path.  If you point
#--->>+++
# ServerRoot "at a non-local disk, be sure to point the LockFile directive"
# at a local disk.  If you wish to share the same ServerRoot for multiple
# httpd daemons, you will need to change at least LockFile and PidFile.
ServerRoot "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2"
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Listen: Allows you to bind Apache to specific IP addresses and/or
  # ports, instead of the default. See also the <VirtualHost>
  # directive.
  # 
  # Change this to Listen on specific IP addresses as shown below to
  # prevent Apache from glomming onto all bound IP addresses.
#--->>+++
# Listen 192.168.152.201:80
Listen 80
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # ServerName gives the name and port that the server uses to identify itself.
  # This can often be determined automatically, but we recommend you specify
  # it explicitly to prevent problems during startup.
  # 
  # If your host doesn't have a registered DNS name, enter its IP address here.
#--->>+++
ServerName 192.168.152.201:80
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 'Main' server configuration
  # 
  # The directives in this section set up the values used by the 'main'
  # server, which responds to any requests that aren't handled by a
  # <VirtualHost> definition.  These values also provide defaults for
  # any <VirtualHost> containers you may define later in the file.
  # 
  # All of these directives may appear inside <VirtualHost> containers,
  # in which case these default settings will be overridden for the
  # virtual host being defined.
  # 
  # 
  # ServerAdmin: Your address, where problems with the server should be
  # e-mailed.  This address appears on some server-generated pages, such
  # as error documents.  e.g. admin@your-domain.com
#--->>+++
#ServerAdmin admin@your-domain.com
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # DocumentRoot: The directory out of which you will serve your
  # documents. By default, all requests are taken from this directory, but
  # symbolic links and aliases may be used to point to other locations.
#--->>+++
DocumentRoot "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs"
 
#-->> LoadModule directives block
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Dynamic Shared Object (DSO) Support
  # 
  # To be able to use the functionality of a module which was built as a DSO you
  # have to place corresponding `LoadModule' lines at this location so the
  # directives contained in it are actually available _before_ they are used.
  # Statically compiled modules (those listed by `httpd -l') do not need
  # to be loaded here.
  # 
  # Example:
#--->>+++
  # LoadModule foo_module modules/mod_foo.so
  LoadModule actions_module modules/mod_actions.so
  LoadModule alias_module modules/mod_alias.so
  LoadModule asis_module modules/mod_asis.so
  LoadModule auth_basic_module modules/mod_auth_basic.so
  # LoadModule auth_digest_module modules/mod_auth_digest.so
  # LoadModule authn_alias_module modules/mod_authn_alias.so
  # LoadModule authn_anon_module modules/mod_authn_anon.so
  # LoadModule authn_dbd_module modules/mod_authn_dbd.so
  # LoadModule authn_dbm_module modules/mod_authn_dbm.so
  LoadModule authn_default_module modules/mod_authn_default.so
  LoadModule authn_file_module modules/mod_authn_file.so
  # LoadModule authnz_ldap_module modules/mod_authnz_ldap.so
  # LoadModule authz_dbm_module modules/mod_authz_dbm.so
  LoadModule authz_default_module modules/mod_authz_default.so
  LoadModule authz_groupfile_module modules/mod_authz_groupfile.so
  LoadModule authz_host_module modules/mod_authz_host.so
  # LoadModule authz_owner_module modules/mod_authz_owner.so
  LoadModule authz_user_module modules/mod_authz_user.so
  LoadModule autoindex_module modules/mod_autoindex.so
  # LoadModule cache_module modules/mod_cache.so
  # LoadModule cern_meta_module modules/mod_cern_meta.so
  LoadModule cgi_module modules/mod_cgi.so
  # LoadModule charset_lite_module modules/mod_charset_lite.so
  # LoadModule dav_module modules/mod_dav.so
  # LoadModule dav_fs_module modules/mod_dav_fs.so
  # LoadModule dav_lock_module modules/mod_dav_lock.so
  # LoadModule dbd_module modules/mod_dbd.so
  # LoadModule deflate_module modules/mod_deflate.so
  LoadModule dir_module modules/mod_dir.so
  # LoadModule disk_cache_module modules/mod_disk_cache.so
  # LoadModule dumpio_module modules/mod_dumpio.so
  LoadModule env_module modules/mod_env.so
  # LoadModule expires_module modules/mod_expires.so
  # LoadModule ext_filter_module modules/mod_ext_filter.so
  # LoadModule file_cache_module modules/mod_file_cache.so
  # LoadModule filter_module modules/mod_filter.so
  # LoadModule headers_module modules/mod_headers.so
  # LoadModule ident_module modules/mod_ident.so
  # LoadModule imagemap_module modules/mod_imagemap.so
  LoadModule include_module modules/mod_include.so
  # LoadModule info_module modules/mod_info.so
  LoadModule isapi_module modules/mod_isapi.so
  # LoadModule ldap_module modules/mod_ldap.so
  # LoadModule logio_module modules/mod_logio.so
  LoadModule log_config_module modules/mod_log_config.so
  # LoadModule log_forensic_module modules/mod_log_forensic.so
  # LoadModule mem_cache_module modules/mod_mem_cache.so
  LoadModule mime_module modules/mod_mime.so
  # LoadModule mime_magic_module modules/mod_mime_magic.so
  LoadModule negotiation_module modules/mod_negotiation.so
  # LoadModule proxy_module modules/mod_proxy.so
  # LoadModule proxy_ajp_module modules/mod_proxy_ajp.so
  # LoadModule proxy_balancer_module modules/mod_proxy_balancer.so
  # LoadModule proxy_connect_module modules/mod_proxy_connect.so
  # LoadModule proxy_ftp_module modules/mod_proxy_ftp.so
  # LoadModule proxy_http_module modules/mod_proxy_http.so
  LoadModule rewrite_module modules/mod_rewrite.so
  LoadModule setenvif_module modules/mod_setenvif.so
  # LoadModule speling_module modules/mod_speling.so
  # LoadModule ssl_module modules/mod_ssl.so
  # LoadModule status_module modules/mod_status.so
  # LoadModule substitute_module modules/mod_substitute.so
  # LoadModule unique_id_module modules/mod_unique_id.so
  # LoadModule userdir_module modules/mod_userdir.so
  # LoadModule usertrack_module modules/mod_usertrack.so
  # LoadModule version_module modules/mod_version.so
  # LoadModule vhost_alias_module modules/mod_vhost_alias.so
#--->>+++
 
<IfModule !mpm_netware_module>
  <IfModule !mpm_winnt_module>
#-->> Comments block
    # 
    # If you wish httpd to run as a different user or group, you must run
    # httpd as root initially and it will switch.
    # 
    # User/Group: The name (or #number) of the user/group to run httpd as.
    # It is usually good practice to create a dedicated user and group for
    # running httpd, as with most system services.
#--->>+++
    User daemon
    Group daemon
  </IfModule>
</IfModule>
 
# 
# DirectoryIndex: sets the file that Apache will serve if a directory
# is requested.
<IfModule dir_module>
  DirectoryIndex index.html index.php
</IfModule>
 
# 
# The following lines prevent .htaccess and .htpasswd files from being
# viewed by Web clients.
<FilesMatch "^\.ht">
  Order allow,deny
  Deny from all
  Satisfy All
</FilesMatch>
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # ErrorLog: The location of the error log file.
  # If you do not specify an ErrorLog directive within a <VirtualHost>
  # container, error messages relating to that virtual host will be
  # logged here.  If you *do* define an error logfile for a <VirtualHost>
  # container, that host's errors will be logged there and not here.
#--->>+++
ErrorLog "logs/error.log"
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # LogLevel: Control the number of messages logged to the error_log.
  # Possible values include: debug, info, notice, warn, error, crit,
  # alert, emerg.
#--->>+++
LogLevel warn
 
<IfModule log_config_module>
  # 
  # The following directives define some format nicknames for use with
  # a CustomLog directive (see below).
  LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\"" combined
  LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b" common
 
  <IfModule logio_module>
    # You need to enable mod_logio.c to use %I and %O
    LogFormat "%h %l %u %t \"%r\" %>s %b \"%{Referer}i\" \"%{User-Agent}i\" %I %O" combinedio
  </IfModule>
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # The location and format of the access logfile (Common Logfile Format).
  # If you do not define any access logfiles within a <VirtualHost>
  # container, they will be logged here.  Contrariwise, if you *do*
  # define per-<VirtualHost> access logfiles, transactions will be
  # logged therein and *not* in this file.
#--->>+++
  CustomLog "logs/access.log" common
 
  # 
  # If you prefer a logfile with access, agent, and referer information
  # (Combined Logfile Format) you can use the following directive.
  # CustomLog "logs/access.log" combined
</IfModule>
 
<IfModule alias_module>
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Redirect: Allows you to tell clients about documents that used to
  # exist in your server's namespace, but do not anymore. The client
  # will make a new request for the document at its new location.
  # Example:
#--->>+++
  # Redirect permanent /foo http://TPAVMWEBDV201.7.tv/bar
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Alias: Maps web paths into filesystem paths and is used to
  # access content that does not live under the DocumentRoot.
  # Example:
#--->>+++
  # Alias /webpath /full/filesystem/path
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # If you include a trailing / on /webpath then the server will
  # require it to be present in the URL.  You will also likely
  # need to provide a <Directory> section to allow access to
  # the filesystem path.
  # 
  # ScriptAlias: This controls which directories contain server scripts.
  # ScriptAliases are essentially the same as Aliases, except that
  # documents in the target directory are treated as applications and
  # run by the server when requested rather than as documents sent to the
  # client.  The same rules about trailing "/" apply to ScriptAlias
  # directives as to Alias.
#--->>+++
  ScriptAlias /cgi-bin/ "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/cgi-bin/"
</IfModule>
 
<IfModule cgid_module>
  # 
  # ScriptSock: On threaded servers, designate the path to the UNIX
  # socket used to communicate with the CGI daemon of mod_cgid.
  # Scriptsock "logs/cgisock"
</IfModule>
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # DefaultType: the default MIME type the server will use for a document
  # if it cannot otherwise determine one, such as from filename extensions.
  # If your server contains mostly text or HTML documents, "text/plain" is
  # a good value.  If most of your content is binary, such as applications
  # or images, you may want to use "application/octet-stream" instead to
  # keep browsers from trying to display binary files as though they are
  # text.
#--->>+++
DefaultType text/plain
 
<IfModule mime_module>
  # TypesConfig "points to the file containing the list of mappings from"
  # filename extension to MIME-type.
  TypesConfig "conf/mime.types"
 
  # AddType allows you to add to or override the MIME configuration
  # file specified in TypesConfig for specific file types.
  # AddType application/x-gzip .tgz
  # AddEncoding allows you to have certain browsers uncompress
  # information on the fly. Note: Not all browsers support this.
  # AddEncoding x-compress .Z
  # AddEncoding x-gzip .gz .tgz
  # 
  # If the AddEncoding directives above are commented-out, then you
  # probably should define those extensions to indicate media types:
  AddType application/x-compress .Z
  AddType application/x-gzip .gz .tgz
 
  # AddHandler allows you to map certain file extensions to "handlers":
#-->> Comments block
  # actions unrelated to filetype. These can be either built into the server
  # or added with the Action directive (see below)
  # 
  # To use CGI scripts outside of ScriptAliased directories:
  # (You will also need to add "ExecCGI" to the "Options" directive.)
#--->>+++
  # AddHandler cgi-script .cgi
 
  # For type maps (negotiated resources):
  # AddHandler type-map var
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Filters allow you to process content before it is sent to the client.
  # 
  # To parse .shtml files for server-side includes (SSI):
  # (You will also need to add "Includes" to the "Options" directive.)
#--->>+++
  # AddType text/html .shtml
  # AddOutputFilter INCLUDES .shtml
</IfModule>
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # The mod_mime_magic module allows the server to use various hints from the
  # contents of the file itself to determine its type.  The MIMEMagicFile
  # directive tells the module where the hint definitions are located.
#--->>+++
# MIMEMagicFile "conf/magic"
 
#-->> ErrorDocument directives block
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Customizable error responses come in three flavors:
  # 1) plain text 2) local redirects 3) external redirects
  # 
  # Some examples:
#--->>+++
  # ErrorDocument 500 "The server made a boo boo."
  # ErrorDocument 404 /missing.html
  # ErrorDocument 404 "/cgi-bin/missing_handler.pl"
  # ErrorDocument 402 http://TPAVMWEBDV201.7.tv/subscription_info.html
#--->>+++
# 
# EnableMMAP and EnableSendfile: On systems that support it,
#-->> Comments block
  # memory-mapping or the sendfile syscall is used to deliver
  # files.  This usually improves server performance, but must
  # be turned off when serving from networked-mounted
  # filesystems or if support for these functions is otherwise
  # broken on your system.
#--->>+++
# EnableMMAP off
# EnableSendfile off
 
#-->> Include directives block
#-->> Comments block
  # Supplemental configuration
  # 
  # The configuration files in the conf/extra/ directory can be
  # included to add extra features or to modify the default configuration of
  # the server, or you may simply copy their contents here and change as
  # necessary.
  # Server-pool management (MPM specific)
#--->>+++
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-mpm.conf"
 
  # Multi-language error messages
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-multilang-errordoc.conf"
 
  # Fancy directory listings
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-autoindex.conf"
 
  # Language settings
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-languages.conf"
#--->>+++
 
# User home directories
#-->> Include directives block
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-userdir.conf"
 
  # Real-time info on requests and configuration
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-info.conf"
 
  # Virtual hosts
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-vhosts.conf"
 
  # Local access to the Apache HTTP Server Manual
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-manual.conf"
 
  # Distributed authoring and versioning (WebDAV)
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-dav.conf"
 
  # Various default settings
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-default.conf"
 
  # Secure (SSL/TLS) connections
  # Include "conf/extra/httpd-ssl.conf"
#--->>+++
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Note: The following must must be present to support
  # starting without SSL on platforms with no /dev/random equivalent
  # but a statically compiled-in mod_ssl.
#--->>+++
<IfModule ssl_module>
  SSLRandomSeed startup builtin
  SSLRandomSeed connect builtin
</IfModule>
# For PHP 5 do something like this:
LoadModule php5_module "c:/php/php5apache2_2.dll"
AddType application/x-httpd-php .php
 
# configure the path to php.ini
PHPIniDir "C:/php"
<Directory "/">
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Each directory to which Apache has access can be configured with respect
  # to which services and features are allowed and/or disabled in that
  # directory (and its subdirectories).
  # 
  # First, we configure the "default" to be a very restrictive set of
  # features.
#--->>+++
  Options FollowSymLinks
  Deny from all
  Order deny,allow
  AllowOverride None
</Directory>
<Directory "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/htdocs">
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Possible values for the Options directive are "None", "All",
  # or any combination of:
  # Indexes Includes FollowSymLinks SymLinksifOwnerMatch ExecCGI MultiViews
  # 
  # Note that "MultiViews" must be named *explicitly* --- "Options All"
  # doesn't give it to you.
  # 
  # The Options directive is both complicated and important.  Please see
  # http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/mod/core.html#options
  # for more information.
#--->>+++
  Options FollowSymLinks Indexes
 
  # 
  # AllowOverride controls what directives may be placed in .htaccess files.
  # It can be "All", "None", or any combination of the keywords:
  # Options FileInfo AuthConfig Limit
  Allow from all
 
  # 
  # Controls who can get stuff from this server.
  Order allow,deny
  AllowOverride None
 
#-->> Comments block
  # 
  # Note that from this point forward you must specifically allow
  # particular features to be enabled - so if something's not working as
  # you might expect, make sure that you have specifically enabled it
  # below.
  # 
  # 
  # This should be changed to whatever you set DocumentRoot to.
#--->>+++
</Directory>
<Directory "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/cgi-bin">
  Options None
  Allow from all
  Order allow,deny
 
  # 
  # "C:/Program Files/Apache Software Foundation/Apache2.2/cgi-bin" should be changed to whatever your ScriptAliased
  # CGI directory exists, if you have that configured.
  AllowOverride None
</Directory>
#-->>     This file was generated in ApacheConf (10/24/2008)     <---#
#--->  ApacheConf is the GUI for configuring Apache web servers  <---#
#--->                                             Zecos Software <---#
#--->  www.Apache-GUI.com                          www.zecos.com <---#
#--->>+++

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caterham_wwwCommented:
Change line 488   AllowOverride None into   AllowOverride FileInfo

if you'd like to use mod_rewrite in a .htaccess file (and restart apache).

> test located at

Quite complex,

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^  http://www.google.com [R,L]

should redirect every request to google.
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