[CentOS] CentOS 6.8 Apache-2.2.15-53 re-write question

Sat May 28 19:35:15 UTC 2016
Alexander Dalloz <ad+lists at uni-x.org>

Am 28.05.2016 um 21:03 schrieb Paul R. Ganci:
> I was wondering if somebody could help me with an Apache re-write rule.
> Apparently CentOS 6.8 is running apache-2.2.15-53. I am trying
> to redirect all pages except for two pages. The apache rewrite
> directives in the httpd config are:
> RewriteEngine on
> RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI}!^/test/
> RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI}!^/my-folder/
> RewriteRule (.*) http://www.newdomain.com/$1 [R=301,L]
> These commands should cause all requests to get re-directed to
> www.newdomain.com except for those with a /test or /my-folder on the end
> of the
> URL. However when I place these commands into the the httpd config
> apache spits out this error message:
> Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 31 of
> /etc/httpd/conf.d/olddomain.conf:
> RewriteCond: bad argument line '%{REQUEST_URI}!^/test/

You missed a whitespace between the server variable %{REUQEST_URI} and 
the value you test against. In both cases you did. And you probly want a 
trailing [OR] parameter. See


> I have of course renamed the real config parameters. Can somebody tell
> me if these directives only work in apache-2.4 and if so how do I do the
> same thing in apache-2.2? If these directives should work in apache-2.2
> is this an apache problem?

Works with Apache 2.2, see cited docs above.

> Thanks for your help.