.htaccess 301 redirect on /index.html file redirects subdomain /index.html file.

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neslho / 5 Points
2012-10-13 4:02 pm EST
I have a 301 redirect on the homepage of danohlsen.com like this:
redirect 301 /index.html http://danohlsen.com/projects/

I have a subdomain dev.danohlsen.com located at:

It seems I cannot access dev.danohlsen.com/index.html because of the redirect I setup for /index.html. Is there a way to setup the 301 redirect to only affect danohlsen.com/index.html and not dev.danohlsen.com/index.html?

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12,011 Points
2012-10-15 9:03 am EST
Hello neslho,

Thank you for your question regarding .htaccess rewrite. It sounds like the .htaccess is affecting the folders below it, you can avoid this by creating a new .htaccess file in the /dev folder, and turning the rewrite engine off in the new .htaccess.

This will cause the new .htaccess to override the rules created in the original one.

If you have any further questions, feel free to post them below.
Thank you,


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