Originally Posted by till
The ispconfig redirect function is made to redirect a domain to a directory only. What you try to do is a typical redirect as it is used by cms systems in .htaccess files and should be added to a .htaccess file.
well, currently we do it manually in apache:
Redirect permanent / http://www.otherfoo.bar/bla/blubb/lalelu.html
CustomLog /var/log/httpd/redirect-access.log combined
... and this is what I try to also solve directly in ISPConfig. The "only redirect to directories" is, AFAIK, not an Apache rule.