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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] problem configuring mod_rewrite rule
Date Wed, 05 Mar 2003 17:07:12 GMT

On Wed, 5 Mar 2003, Michael Klama wrote:

> Joshua,
> The URL does or does not have to change.  I was trying to change the level
> of the doc root using the REMOTE_USER condition.  The doc root would have to
> change from /home/users/web/ to /home/users/web/*usersdir*/ which would be
> based on the remote users name that they log in as.  I had already looked at
> the %{LA-U:variable} and since I am doing this in an htaccess file within
> the /home/users/web/ directory did not feel based on the instructions that
> it was necessary to do this in the serverwide context.  The instructions
> state that if I am doing the rewrite in the directory level that I can use
> REMOTE_USER at that level because the authentication occurs in the first
> phase and the rewrite occurs in the fixup phase.  I have the authentication
> directive in the VH entry in the httpd.conf file.

Well, I hate to prolong this already-long thread, but let's see your best
version of the configuration, and the rewritelog output that it generates.

[By the way, long threads are much more manageable when you trim your
quotes, and top-posting certainly doesn't help.]


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