[Koha] Koha ScriptAlias Work around?

Reed Wade reed at catalyst.net.nz
Thu May 27 08:58:41 NZST 2010

I've got a bluehost account also -- I'll try some things if I get a
chance to over the weekend.

It should be doable.


On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 8:53 AM, Dwayne Collins <dcollins at prcsa.ca> wrote:
> Hi Reed,
> Thanks for the suggestion; it was one of the options I was thinking
> about; although I'll be honest when I say my skills with htaccess leave
> a bit to be desired.
> The other option I was considering was changing the installation
> preferences so that the scripts were installed in the cgi-bin/koha
> directory rather than having to have any redirects at all, I'm weary to
> do this, though, without a clear idea of why the redirects used in the
> koha-httpd.conf file were put in place to begin with.
> My host provider is Bluehost.com. I've been reading the list for awhile
> and many people seem to run into difficulties trying to get a Koha
> install to work with them.
> Cheers,
> Dwayne
> On 25/05/10 5:44 AM, Reed Wade wrote:
>> A bit hacky but maybe you could set up a rewrite rule to catch the
>> request and forward it to the url your scripts are located at?
>> Who's your hosting provider?
>> -reed
>> On Tue, May 25, 2010 at 10:58 AM, Dwayne Collins<dcollins at prcsa.ca>  wrote:
>>> Hello Folks,
>>> I've been working to install Koha on a shared server without root access
>>> (I am trying to migrate to my commercial webhost). It's been a rather
>>> long road thus far but, after much struggling and help from my webhost's
>>> tech support, I've managed to get the scripts to run with one small
>>> problem: redirects aren't directing to the proper spot because I don't
>>> have the ability to use httpd.conf which means that there is no
>>> ScriptAlias that will point in the right direction. Before I spend a
>>> couple of weeks digging around trying to work around this, I thought I
>>> would ask if anyone has had any luck in installing Koha without the need
>>> for ScriptAlias to be used in the the koha-httpd.conf file or if anyone
>>> had any ideas on how to approach working around this?
>>> I've checked with my webhost and there's nothing that they can do to
>>> allow me to use ScriptAlias.
>>> Any help on this front would be most appreciated!
>>> Cheers,
>>> Dwayne Collins
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