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I've been running Apache on my local computer for years. Suddenly, any request to a local page that is not found, is redirected to What could cause this?

Just to be clear, I open:


And I am being forwarded to:

I tested this in Firefox, Chrome, and even in Lynx, and it happens all the same. Using Apache 2.2.22, on Arch Linux.

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closed as too localized by Gilles, Michael Mrozek Feb 23 '12 at 7:12

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We would need to see your Apache configuration file. But I have a feeling this question should be on serverfault. –  n0pe Feb 13 '12 at 17:56
This question cannot be answered without knowing the Apache configuration. –  Gilles Feb 17 '12 at 8:38
Additionally, it would be helpful if you would post the results of a manual HTTP conversation with the server. –  Warren Young Feb 17 '12 at 10:08

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You could check :

  • your routing tables to localhost host
  • your /etc/hosts file
  • your access/error Apache log and see if the request gets in Apache, or forwarder by the OS beforehand
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Turned out to be .htaccess file of the directory above the one in question. –  user Feb 18 '12 at 3:22

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