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From Evan Platt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] conf file: changing domains
Date Fri, 08 May 2009 23:03:46 GMT
At 03:58 PM 5/8/2009, you wrote:
>This has probably been asked before, but I'm not sure how to search 
>for it in the archives.
>I have an Apache server, and a domain name. Now, my domain name 
>changes. The web pages content does not change, only the domain.
>As an illustrative example, lets say that it used to be 
>, and is now changing to
>I changed in my Apache conf file, the ServerName from
>But, when I go to the old domain name, it shows up in the address 
>line of the browser. I want the NEW domain name to show there.
>I tried changing UseCanonicalName from Off to On, but that made no difference.
>As another example, you can go to, they were bought by 
>IBM awhile ago. You are jumped to an website.
>I only have one server, so I can't redirect from one to another. 
>When someone goes to my old domain, I want it to look like they are 
>redirected to my new one. Is there some way to do this with one 
>Apache server? For extra credit, I would like to avoid Virtual Hosts 
>if possible.

I believe mod_rewrite?  Never used 
it, but I think that would accomplish what you're trying to do....

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