Forward using CNAME record

Gary Wallis wgg1970 at
Wed Jan 26 12:26:34 UTC 2011

pyh at wrote:
> Gary Wallis writes:
>> Do not confuse your "forwarding" with HTTP rewriting.
>> One is just about DNS records (CNAME, A or otherwise.) The other 
>> happens on the server side (see Apache rewrite engine docs.)
> This is nothing about rewrite, but webserver's virtual host stuff.
> Regards.

Thanks for your comment but from the OP:

When you point your browser to (obviously not
"example") the page on loads properly but is 
still displayed in the address bar.

The use of the word "still" clearly points to some type of confusion 
about rewrite and dns.


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