Re: redirecting many urls

From: Willy Tarreau <>
Date: Thu, 3 Dec 2009 22:45:55 +0100

Hi Matt,

replying quickly this time.

On Thu, Dec 03, 2009 at 10:13:57AM +0000, Matt wrote:
> Hi Willy, sure.
> I guess what i'd be writing with my knowledge of haproxy at the moment
> is one of these for every user:-
> acl user1 url_beg /user1/mypage
> redirect location code 301 if user1
> It would be great if I could do:
> acl user1 url_reg /(.*)/mypage
> redirect location\1/page code 301 if user1
> Prefix doesn't work in this context as the thing I want to change is
> after the value i'm capturing.
> I've tried to think about how I could do it with the reqrep and rsprep
> but i'm finding it hard to get my head round. Especially since I
> really wouldn't like the request to hit a server when I want to
> redirect them.

OK. What I think you should try, though I've not tested it, is to first rewrite the request using "reqrep" and put the fields in the order you like, then perform a prefix-based redirect. I think it should work, but there may be corner cases I'm not thinking about.

Willy Received on 2009/12/03 22:45

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