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Redirect a file in nginx

Posted on 2010-09-01
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i want to redirect www.site.com/page.html to look for the page in the folders ROOT/php/inc/page.html
this i want to be done in nginx

i have tried with
 rewrite  ^/page.html$ /php/inc/page.php break; .. but with no results

any ideas ?
regards
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Question by:rares_dumitrescu
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by:jeremycrussell
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Can you not just put something like:

<meta http-equiv="refresh" content="2;url=/php/inc/pack.php">

In the page.html, and just let the client handle it?
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by:rares_dumitrescu
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i don't want page.html to exist on the document root
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Korcan earned 250 total points
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Its not redirect its Rewrite.


rewrite ^/page.html.*$ /php/inc/page.php last;

The arguments are depend on .htaccess's location.
If .htaccess is in /dir/ then the rule should probably be:

rewrite ^/dir/page.html.*$ /dir/php/inc/page.php last;
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by:fernandomerces
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Well, I never used Nginx, but remember that rewrite module works with regexp, so, the dot is a special character. I think you need to escape it:

rewrite  ^/page\.html$ /php/inc/page.php break;

Reference: http://wiki.nginx.org/NginxHttpRewriteModule

Regards,

Fernando
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