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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] restrict virtualhost to certain type of files
Date Fri, 08 May 2009 18:52:11 GMT
Davide Bianchi wrote:
> jeremy co wrote:
>> restrict virtual host to serve only files with the extensions html, jpg,
>> and png. and also generate custom error msg if client request other type
>> of files

Use <FilesMatch> to scope a restriction, and ErrorDocument.

> I'd do something like:
> RewriteCond     %{REQUEST_URI}  !.*\.html$
> RewriteCond     %{REQUEST_URI}  !.*\.jpg$
> RewriteCond     %{REQUEST_URI}  !.*\.png$
> RewriteRule     ^/(.*)$ /error.html  [P,NE,L]

Over-complicated (looks wrong to me with that P),
and won't send an HTTP error even if correct.

Nick Kew

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