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Idea is:

if      URL = "http:/localhost/site/"
else if URL = "http:/localhost/site"

redirect to

"http:/localhost/site/index.html"

Can this be done with .htaccess / Apache mod_rewrite and how?

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Yes, it can be done with mod_rewrite. –  Marc B Jan 22 '12 at 6:48
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Why aren't you using DirectoryIndex index.html? –  Jon Lin Jan 22 '12 at 6:50

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You could simple add this in your htaccess


DirectoryIndex index.html

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Why not the main Apache configuration file? Apache re-reads, re-parses, and re-configures whenever it discovers an .htaccess file in the directory structure. You might as well promote the mechanism that has the least impact... –  sarnold Jan 24 '12 at 0:13

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