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a1drich

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hello to all.

may anybody teach me how to redirect. For example, everytime i go to http://localhost/ , instead of it showing apache "It Works!" it redirects to/or displays http://localhost/index.php.

and on http://localhost/administrator, it redirects automatically or displays  http://localhost/administrator/index.php

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For removing the 'It Works' page when you goto http://localhost/ remove all the Apache html files from the htdocs folder that start with [b]index.html.[i]x[/i][/b] - x being the abbriviated language, eg index.html.en and any files prefixed with apache_ eg: apache_pb2.gif

For your secound question you'll need to edit the httpd.conf file and find the following:
[code]DirectoryIndex index.html index.html.var[/code]
Change the above line to this:
[code]DirectoryIndex index.html index.html.var index.php[/code]
Save the httpd.conf file and restart the Apache server. Now when you go to http://localhost/administrator/ it should automatically loadup the index.php page. This affects any other folder to. So fi you goto http://locahost/somefolde/ Apache will automatically look for a index file listed in the DirectoryIndex directive.

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