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    Cool Serving Files Outside the Apache Root

    Actually a Double-Barrel question

    Can I use Alias, Redirect, or do I need to set up a Virtual Host situation?

    Apache/1.1.33(Win32)mod_perl/1.29_01-dev

    Running on an XP machine which recieves My DSL via Bellsouths' Westell External Modem. XP then connects My LAN(three machines) to the Internet via ICS. The folders I need to access are on WorkStation2//E:\

    This IS to be "Members Only"!
    MySite: cksPlace

    Second Barrel, I Also have a Public Site which I Serve Affiliate banners to From MySite. Have as yet to configure htaccess to allow unquestioned access to these called from that site.

    Any suggestions will Help.

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    not sure if you can alias a network share directly (perhaps you can... did you try ?? ) if not map the share as a network drive , the remoteness should then be transparent to apache & I would use a simple Alias in apache, leave virtual hosts for exactly that

    as for 2) google for mod_rewrite for pages & pages of mind-bending regex
    resistance is...

    MVC is the current buzz in web application architectures. It comes from event-driven desktop application design and doesn't fit into web application design very well. But luckily nobody really knows what MVC means, so we can call our presentation layer separation mechanism MVC and move on. (Rasmus Lerdorf)

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    re: Mapped Drives

    yep!...You're thinking along the Exact Lines I was. ie: yes, did try That! Mapped the Drive to the Host machine and used

    Alias /all_albw/ "G:/All_ALBW/"

    Also Tried

    Alias /all_albw/ "//workstation2/E:/All_ALBW"

    to no avail


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