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How to redirect to another page within the same domain using Apache

Posted September 26, 2021 107 views
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I have a client and a server set up on separate droplets, both using Apache. I have a DNS resource record set up so the client can be accessed with foo.bar.com instead of its IP. But to connect it to the server, the URL still needs to be foo.bar.com/?~~[serverip]:[serverport], which is messy and impossible to remember.

How can I make it so that foo.bar.com redirects to that full URL? Or alternatively, make foo.bar.com/baz into an alias for the full URL?

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Figured it out. Put this line in the client’s .htaccess file:

RedirectMatch "^/([A-Za-z0-9-]+)$ "/?~~[serverip]:[serverport]"

Sir, tq so much. 😍.
This will be helpful for my new project