Custom vhost for the TYPO3 Backend

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Sometimes it makes sense from a security point of view to seperate the typo3 backend from the main site.

The mainsite is reachable under www.mydomain.com but accessing the backend should work only with typo3.backend.info.

 

Add a redirect to the .htaccess of the maindomain to /typo3/ if accessed via typo3.backend.info

File /www/path/to/yoursite/.htaccess :

 


RewriteEngine on
RewriteRule ^[^/]*\.html$  index.php
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^typo3.backend.info$ [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://typo3.backend.info/typo3/ [L]

 

 

The path /typo3/ is closed for all domains except the backend domain

File /www/path/to/yoursite/typo3/.htaccess:

 


RewriteEngine ON
RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !typo3.backend.info [NC]
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://typo3.backend.info [L,R=301]

 

 

Activate the backend vhost in your httpd.conf / corresponding vhost configuration file:

 


<VirtualHost *>
ServerName typo3.backend.info
ServerAlias admin.backend.info
DocumentRoot /www/path/to/yoursite/
ErrorLog /var/log/apache2/typo3.backend.info-error.log
CustomLog /var/log/apache2/typo3.backend.info-access.log combined
</VirtualHost>


Comments


Mirco, 28-07-06 06:55:
I've setup such a solution last week, but then I saw that the RTE and phpmyadmin won't load. So I had to deactivate it. Is there someone who has it running with RTE version1.3.7 and the phpmyadmin extension on Typo3 version4 ??

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