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Implementing url rewriting using .htaccess file without affecting $_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME']

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Dear All,

I want to setup a SaaS(Software as a Service) version of my ERP product. Each of the user who purchases the product can access the product using a url which will be specific for each user (For Example: http://erp.com/user1/). But there will not be a physical folder created for each user, it will be a virtual one and there will be a single copy of the program file will be there and which will be in the root directory.

I have tried with a htaccess file and here with include the code i have written, it is not generic solution it will work only for the case of 'folder1'
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^folder1/(.*)$ /$1 [QSA]
</IfModule>

The problem is when I implement the $_SERVER['SCRIPT_NAME'] returns  'http://erp.com/', instead of this i need to get 'http://erp.com/folder1/' also please suggest me a generic solution for the problem.

Thank you.
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You'll need to send that information some other way.  For example:
<IfModule mod_rewrite.c>
RewriteEngine On
RewriteRule ^/?([^/]+)/(.*)$ /$2?actual_folder_name=$1 [QSA]
</IfModule> 

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In that example, the folder's name will be available as $_GET['actual_folder_name'].
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