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RFC - Symlink for forum URL

Hello, I was not very forward-thinking on one of my forum installs.. ie.

Now that all is working.. I'd like to change the 'forum3' to something more appetizing. I was thinking I could simply create a linux Symlink.

So visitors would see: but behind the scenes would really be accessing forum3.

Any thoughts on this?... why it might not work?

Another idea would be creating a web server alias with the same idea.



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