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Old 04-05-2004, 05:18 AM   #1
ijsman77
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Use apache to rewrite to external server and keep same browser URL


I was wondering if it is possible fot apache to rewrite a request to an external server (i.e. myotherserver.com/mainpages/)

and keep the original URL in the browser (i.e. mydomain.com)

if i host the pages on the apache server there is no problem, but with an external page the links etc. point to myotherserver.com/mainpages/somelink.html

and it should be mydomain.com/somelink.html

is this impossible due to the fact that the other server is rendering these links?
 
Old 04-09-2004, 08:32 AM   #2
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What I read yesterday the external addresses from mod_rewrite are fully qualified addresses, including the http:// part. Maybe there is a possibility to change that behavior, else your task would probably not work.
 
  


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