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duplicate entries in DB after regex performed on URLs?

From: Chad Day <CDay(at)>
Date: Tue Dec 06 2005 - 20:39:32 GMT
I'm using to index my Joomla! Site, and it's spidering it putting the PHP session variable (?PHPSESSID=askjhdskljashdk) on the end.  In the process of indexing the site, this tag changes a few times with a new session ID, so multiple copies of the same document get indexed.  Also, the link appears in the DB with said session variable in it.

I was able to modify my swish.conf file to remove the PHP session ID variables:

       ReplaceRules regex /\?PHPSESSID.*$//i
       ReplaceRules regex /&PHPSESSID.*$//i
but multiple entries still appear in the database for each document.  What am I doing wrong?

Chad Day
Mindshare Interactive Campaigns, LLC
202.654.0832 - 
Received on Tue Dec 6 12:39:33 2005