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Mod_rewrite on centos 6.5 with directadmin

Posted January 21, 2014 8.7k views
Well, i have managed to install directadmin on the droplet. Though there are two apache related problems: url rewrite doesn't work and caching also. I have searched everywhere (read this https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-mod_rewrite) but i just can't get it to work! My .htacces is not the problem: with a dutch hosting provider i have a directadmin vps too and with same .htacces it works there. My droplet is running centos 6.5 x64 I'd be great if someone could point me in the right direction!

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Try enabling the mod_rewrite module through directadmin. If that doesn't fix it, can you paste your virtualhost config?
Hi,

Thanks for your reply.
This is probably a very newbish question.. but then, i am.:)

How to enable mod_rewrite through directadmin?

Thanks in advace (as always)
I don't know—I never used directadmin. I figured there would be an option/checkbox that you would check to enable mod_rewrite.

Try logging into your droplet as root and running
sudo a2enmod rewrite

sudo service httpd restart
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