[thelist] redirect all traffic to new server

Dave Preston caffiend at simianbrotherhood.org
Mon Oct 29 19:48:11 CST 2001

Hey Richard,

sounds like Apache's mod_rewrite'll do the trick for you. Once you have
it running, shouldn't cause any problems deleting your web tree on the
old server.



On Tue, Oct 30, 2001 at 02:22:12AM +0100, Richard Bennett wrote:
> Hi,
> I have two old servers, that are still accessed frequently from bookmarks,
> and I would like to redirect all the traffic to my new server now.
> I would also want to send the url the user tried to access, with the
> redirect, so I know what page to send the user to on the new server.
> All servers are running Apache, and PHP.
> As an example, a user might type in :
> http://www.richardinfo.f2s.com/dynapi/php/examples.html
> I want them to arrive at :
> http://www.richardinfo.com/examples/php/examples.html
> Could I completely empty the old server, and have apache route all traffic
> to the new server, showing the original URL as referral url?
> Thanks,
> Richard.
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