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htaccess RewriteBase on a site thats yet to go live SOLVED

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Community Member, 254 Posts

11 March 2010 at 2:27pm

Edited: 11/03/2010 2:28pm

Hi again to all, on my favorite forum.
This issue will be resolved later today I'm sure when the nameservers switch. But I develop a lot of SS sites like this so the solution would be handy to know.

I don't think there is much of a risk giving the links to the site on its IP so here it is
which will soon become

I get a nifty 404 when viewing on the IP. The folder was under /ss because there was a joomla install on root. I've just deleted the joomla install and moved the SS files to root.
I used to get similar issues when playing with SS locally in sub folders. The solution was to add something like
RewriteBase /ss/SilverStripev2.3.2/silverstripe

Is there something similar I can do when viewing the site via the IP?
I tried
Sorry just stumbled across the fix in my usual fashion but feel I should continue this post if anyone else has similar issues.
I needed to forward the shared host IP to the accounts partition
RewriteBase /~mitchell/