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Hello experts,

I am trying to do something very simple using htaccess:


Redirect all the page is following :

http://www.mydomain.com/direcotry1/directory2/

TO:

http://www.mydomain.com/direcotry1/301.html

There is already an htaccess file inside the "direcotry1" folder and its the only htaccess file i can access.

Thank you. I hope to find a quick resolution.
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Question by:Refael
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by:Jan Springer
ID: 39279225
Make sure that you have the rewrite engine on in your apache configuration and put this in the htaccess or section of the httpd.conf for this host:

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST}   !^www\.mydomain\.com/direcotry1/directory2/[NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST}   !^$
RewriteRule ^/(.*)         http://http://www.mydomain.com/direcotry1/301.html/$1 [L,R]
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by:Refael
ID: 39279325
Hi  _jesper_ thank you very much

In the htaccess i have already some few lines of code will pasting this harm anything else on that domain beside this directories?
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by:Refael
ID: 39279353
Hi again,

I have pasted your code yet nothing is happening.
I have more codes of RewriteRule for other sub-directories so maybe that's why it does not work?
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by:Jan Springer
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It should.  Do the logs provide any information?
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by:Refael
ID: 39279389
It should? what do you mean? it should work or the fact i am having more code there might create a problem?

i do not understand how does line 3 in your code knows that it should refer to line 1 in your code if i have more similar lines before it.
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by:Jan Springer
ID: 39279433
Are you keeping the rewrite conditions with the rewrite rules that belong to them?  Are there any other rewrite rules that overlap with this?
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by:Refael
ID: 39279462
still does not work...

i checked. there is no code related to this directory e.g. "directory2".
your rewrite rule have this " http://http://" is this ok?

would it be better to have an htaccess inside the "directory2" folder and then redirect all the pages from there?
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by:Refael
ID: 39279478
this code i have found works. is it good?

RewriteRule ^directory2/(.*) http://www.domain.com/directory1/301.html [R=301,L]
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by:Jan Springer
ID: 39279564
No, it shoudn't have.  I apologize for the bad paste.  If corrected, does it work?
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by:Refael
ID: 39279581
Hi _jesper_

removing the double http did not help. but the code i found works fine, have a look above.
 
RewriteRule ^directory2/(.*) http://www.domain.com/directory1/301.html [R=301,L] 

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is it ok to use just this code?
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If it works, yes.  It will catch everything with "directory2" as a word of caution if you host multiple virtual hosts.
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by:Refael
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Yes it should catch everything with "directory2". Thank you!
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