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Apache: virtualhost redirects to root on mobiles

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I setup an apache server a while back without a virtualhost and got everything working fine. I added a virtualhost and it seems to work fine on desktops, but on our phones (an iphone and a windows phone), both redirect to my root site if the user adds www to the domain in the address bar.

I assume its just some mistake in my virtualhost setup, but I dont understand why it works on desktop but not mobile. I added a ServerAlias to include the www prefix onto the domain and restarted apache, but it doesnt seem to make a difference. I always get the "root" (hope Im using the right naming convention) host back.

posted Jan 30, 2014 by Seema Siddique

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Try creating a server alias and restart apache.

DocumentRoot /www/server1 
ServerName example.com ServerAlias www.example.com 
answer Jan 30, 2014 by Abhay Kulkarni
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