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From "Krist van Besien" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] mod_rewrite problem
Date Mon, 04 Jun 2007 13:21:33 GMT
On 6/4/07, José Ramón López <> wrote:
> Hi List!
>  I am trying to configure a rule with mod_rewrite, which allow me to change
> the value of one script parameter.
>  I want the script to foward me to an error page when introducing
> service=wfs  in the request
>  The sevice=wfs parameter can be in all positions
>  This is my line:
>  RewriteRule ^/cgi-bin/wms\?(.*)service=wfs$ /error.html
>  Is it correct?
>  If i put the line as follows, it works perfectly:
>  RewriteRule ^/cgi-bin/wms\? /error.html
>  But when I add the service parameter, it executes the script and it does
> not forward me to that page, (I mean as follow:)
>  RewriteRule ^/cgi-bin/wms\?service=wfs /error.html

RewriteRule doesn't match against the query string. You will need to
use a RewriteCond for this.
something like this:

RewriteCond %{QUERY_STRING}    ^service=wfs$
RewriteRule ^/cgi-bin/wms$             /error.html


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