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Old 01-30-2006, 08:43 AM   #1
mrjamin
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Virtual VirtualHosts in apache with mod_rewrite - help!


Hello All,

Having read numerous threads and tutorials round t'interweb, I'm still as confused as I was before I started! Let me explain my situation:

We have a webserver used to host all of our "websites in development" in the office. At present, each site is in its own folder within the document root. I.e. "/www/htdocs/projectname", so their URLs are: www.mywebsite.com/projectname

What I'd like to do is set up each site in development with its own subdomain, which then transparently redirects to the relevant folder, i.e. projectname.example.com to example.com/projectname

Obviously, this could be achieved with a virtual host per project, but surely this can be achieved with mod_rewrite? My DNS is set up correctly (wildcard A record), but all the examples I've tried have either broken www.example.com, or simply redircted all subdomains to the document root.

So, does anybody have a solution?

Thanks!
 
Old 01-30-2006, 09:16 AM   #2
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Code:
RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\. [NC]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^([^.])+\.example\.com$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ /%1/$1 [L]
That's the most promising attempt so far, but I'm getting "mod_rewrite: maximum number of internal redirects reached. Assuming configuration error. Use 'RewriteOptions MaxRedirects' to increase the limit if neccessary" thrown back at me!

Any ideas?|
 
  


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