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Virtual host problems - rewrite error?


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Romeo

Community Member, 67 Posts

29 August 2009 at 2:43am

I'm having a real problem getting my test web application to work as a virtual host with Apache2 / Ubuntu. I get an internal server error with this written to the error log

Request exceeded the limit of 10 internal redirects due to probable configuration error. Use 'LimitInternalRecursion' to increase the limit if necessary. Use 'LogLevel debug' to get a backtrace.
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3063): [client 127.0.0.1] r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /fsbi/sapphire/main.php
[Fri Aug 28 15:40:35 2009] [debug] core.c(3069): [client 127.0.0.1] redirected from r->uri = /

I'm not familiar enough with Apache to work out quite what's gone wrong (I'm used to nginx). Can someone point out where I might look for the answer?

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Romeo

Community Member, 67 Posts

29 August 2009 at 2:54am

I found that by changing the RewriteBase from /fsbi to / in my .htaccess file, the virtual host then worked correctly. However, I can't now access the site via 'http://localhost/fsbi/' (i.e., the pre virtual host method). It's not a big deal, I'm just wondering whether both can be done at the same time.

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Romeo

Community Member, 67 Posts

29 August 2009 at 3:14am

Ah, I now discover that when I access the webapp via the virtual host method, I don't get the SilverStripeNavigator (can't get into the CMS). What have I done wrong?

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Romeo

Community Member, 67 Posts

3 September 2009 at 2:50am

The answer, for anyone else who runs into this problem, is to append /admin/ to the end of the URL (e.g., http://www.whatever.com/admin/) and then if you get redirected to a blank login page (which happened to me), append ?flush=1 to the login URL and resubmit.