[CentOS] using conf.d files to override options in httpd.conf

Thu Apr 3 23:14:51 UTC 2008
Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 18:25 -0400, Johnny Tan wrote:
> Like many of you, I like to avoid modifying 
> /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf as much as possible. Instead, 
> modifying or adding files in /etc/httpd/conf.d
> However, because /var/www/html is declared within the main 
> httpd.conf and certain directives are set along with 
> "AllowOverride None" (thus forbidding use of .htaccess), it 
> seems like the only way to override any of these options is 
> to modify httpd.conf directly. If nothing else, at least 
> setting "AllowOverride" to something besides None.
> Is that correct? Or does anyone know of a way to leave 
> httpd.conf pristine, yet still override or set directives 
> for /var/www/html?

Just don't use "example.com". Instead stick to subdomains such as
"www.example.com", while putting in a rewrite rule that redirects from

Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams <ivazqueznet at gmail.com>

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