mod_rewrite and configuring a directory to
AllowOverride All in the
/etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf file, you can use the steps below to test that it is enabled and working properly.
.htaccess file and give it the following content
RewriteEngine On Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteRule ^test\.html http://www.google.com/? [R=301,L]
Now, when you visit
/test.html you will be redirected to
http://www.google.com. The snippet above assumes the .htaccess file resides in the document root.