How to modify htaccess file for redirect?

The old site was .asp and the new site runs on drupal.

I want anyone who went to http://www.site.com/aboutus.asp to now be redirected to http://www.site.com/about
htaccess.txt
sandshakimiAsked:
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Robert SaylorConnect With a Mentor Senior DeveloperCommented:
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^redirecttest\.com$ [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.redirecttest\.com$
RewriteRule ^aboutus\.asp$ "http\:\/\/www\.redirecttest\.com\/
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Aaron FeledyConnect With a Mentor Drupal Developer and ConsultantCommented:
Use the redirect module:
https://drupal.org/project/redirect
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Robert SaylorSenior DeveloperCommented:
sorry, copy and paste error use this:


RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^redirecttest\.com$ [OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www\.redirecttest\.com$
RewriteRule ^aboutus\.asp$ "http\:\/\/www\.redirecttest\.com\/about" [R=301,L]
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junipllcCommented:
Another option is to put one of these for each page you need to redirect, if you actually do want to use .htaccess. Otherwise the Redirect module (as mentioned above by the famous Arrow_1) is the way to go.

Redirect permanent /aboutus.asp /about

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Cheers,

Mike
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sandshakimiAuthor Commented:
I thought the redirect module would be the right approach also, but on the URL redirects config. page, the from address is http://www.mysite.com/?q=

I guess because clean URL was never enabled ?
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InsoftserviceCommented:
mod_rewrite has to enable in apache server

RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^([a-z]+)/([a-z\-]+)$ /$1/$2.asp [L]


Please try out this one

http://lovetomarry.com/weblog/archive.asp
http://lovetomarry.com/etc/colophon.asp

to

http://lovetomarry.com/weblog/archive
http://lovetomarry.com/etc/colophon
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