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Redirection og one URL to another URL with Apache2

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I have a customer who is running a web site on apache2 on Suse Linux.

They want to rediret the URL www.anuecollege.edu.au/pay to www.blah.com/someurl. I am a complete novice with Apache and appreciate any help.
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It all depends on how their server is setup and if it has virtual hosts.
If the www.anuecollege.edu.au/pay site is the only one defined then add the line:
Redirect /pay http://www.blah.com/someurl
or
Redirect permanent /pay http://www.blah.com/someurl
to the /etc/apache2/default-server.conf file.
If www.anuecollege.edu.au is a virtual host then the configuration for the site will be in a .conf file in the /etc/apache2/vhosts.d directory. You will need to look through the *.conf files in /etc/apache2/vhosts.d and look for a VirtualHost definition that has a ServerName line mentioning www.anuecollege.edu.au or anuecollege.edu.au. Then add one of the Redirect lines above anywhere between the <VirtualHost> and </VirtualHost> lines.
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It is set up as a virtual host, will try your suggestion thankyou.

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I've requested that this question be closed as follows:

Accepted answer: 0 points for dlg654's comment http:/Q_27309174.html#36540674

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First class, thank you.
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I meant to award these points to Jimmart as his solution worked well. Can I please cancel the closure.

David
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