Joshua, On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 21:08:57 -0500, Joshua Olson <joshua at waetech.com> wrote: > > -----Original Message----- > > From: Matt Warden > > Sent: Monday, December 20, 2004 8:13 PM > > > > Hello list, > > > > I have the following rules in my .htaccess file: > > > > RewriteEngine On > > RewriteRule ^/collab.*$ $1 [NC,L] > > RewriteRule \.(php|htm|html)$ /server.php?q=$1 [NC,L] > > RewriteRule ^[^\.]*$ /server.php?q=$1 [L] > > > But, my main question has to do with th is just not working at all. I > > tested my regex's and they seem to match correctly, but I am getting > > 500 errors in the apache logs when I test things. For example: > > Matt, > > In the example above, it doesn't appear that you've indicated in the rules > exactly what $1 is going to be. You accidentally defined in in #2 when you > added to OR clause. I would start be changing the rules for 1 and 3 thusly: Ah, yes. Ok, that makes sense. I have changed it to: RewriteRule ^(/collab.*)$ $1 [NC,L] RewriteRule ^(.*\.(php|htm|html))$ /server.php?q=$1 [NC,L] RewriteRule ^([^\.]*)$ /server.php?q=$1 [L] But I am still getting 500 errors. > That may solve your immediate need. But, I'd warn you that your regex for > #1 is not fool proof... for example, the following string would match #1: ... > For #3. you stated that you goal was to "match requests for the default page > of the root and other directories." Presuming that folder names are not > allowed to have .'s in them, then you have likely accomplished what you set > out to do. Right. I'm aware of these. I'm just trying to get the basics working at the moment. Then I can refine things. Thanks a lot, -- Matt Warden Miami University Oxford, OH http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.