Opened 17 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#162 closed task (wontfix)

OSGeo Domain Redirects

Reported by: warmerdam Owned by: sac@…
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: SysAdmin/DNS Keywords:

Description (last modified by warmerdam)

I propose that,, and be redirected to

Care should be taken to preserve pointing to the osgeo2 server.

It has been suggested that redirects rather than just direct dns pointing with virtual hosts be used to preserve the authority of the domain with search engines, etc.

Change History (11)

comment:1 by jbirch, 17 years ago

You mean redirect to right?

comment:2 by warmerdam, 17 years ago

Description: modified (diff)

I mean to redirect to Request text updated accordingly.

comment:3 by jbirch, 17 years ago

Please, please also set up a redirect from to, or at least park so that we don't have accidental updates of the live site.

Wildcard DNS _sucks_


comment:4 by sbarnes, 17 years ago

Jason, i set up a redirect from to

As for the other, redirecting,, and to'm not sure the best way to do this. Where would we redirect from?


comment:5 by jbirch, 17 years ago

Maybe set up a virtual host for these, and then add a simple Apache redirect inside of that virtual host to

comment:6 by TemptorSent, 6 years ago

Connection to times out, connection to comes up with a parking page for pair domains. If these domains are still valid, their DNS records need to be updated to point them to a live server, then a http redirect can be added if desired instead of hard-wiring them to the address for

comment:7 by TemptorSent, 6 years ago

Component: Systems AdminDNS

comment:8 by Jeff McKenna, 6 years ago

I've set forwarding of to in the domain settings.

For it seems like at one point this was used for testing (through, sort of like a staging server. But the records point to IP addresses of non-existent servers now.

I propose to forward also to (I will await feedback first though)

Last edited 6 years ago by Jeff McKenna (previous) (diff)

comment:9 by strk, 6 years ago

I think it makes sense for to forward to

comment:10 by Jeff McKenna, 6 years ago

I will have to delete all of the old A Record and other records, to enable that. (there is even an MX record to for ) I still believe none of this is used anymore.

comment:11 by robe, 4 years ago

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

this is so old not to be worth looking at.

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