Bug 51718

Summary: Feature Request: Add shorthand to redirect any ServerAlias to the according ServerName
Product: Apache httpd-2 Reporter: apafiler
Component: mod_aliasAssignee: Apache HTTPD Bugs Mailing List <bugs>
Severity: enhancement Keywords: MassUpdate
Priority: P2    
Version: 2.3.12-beta   
Target Milestone: ---   
Hardware: All   
OS: All   

Description apafiler 2011-08-24 20:40:30 UTC
I've found this interesting question over at Serverfault.com: http://serverfault.com/questions/301544/how-can-i-redirect-any-serveralias-to-the-respective-servername

The basic idea is to have a shorthand which implies that any ServerAlias should be redirected to the ServerName which is set for the current VirtualHost.

As it's a very common requirement (also due to the current SEO demand) to at least redirect (to) the www-prefixed URL this might be widely used.

As the poster points out this would reduce the risk of configuration errors - by making the config more DRY.
Comment 1 apafiler 2011-11-27 08:29:10 UTC
Maybe mod_macro is a good way to cope with the problem outlined here.
Comment 2 Christophe JAILLET 2013-06-01 08:53:57 UTC
mod_macro will be part of 2.4.5
Comment 3 William A. Rowe Jr. 2018-11-07 21:09:12 UTC
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