The virtual host context is a part of the static configuration file between
RewriteRule's in virtual host context match against the part of an url after the protocol, hostname and port, and before the query string.
When the following rule is used for the url
http://example.com/foo?id=1, the regex in the first argument of
RewriteRule is matched against
<VirtualHost 220.127.116.11:80> ServerName example.com RewriteEngine on RewriteRule ^/foo$ /bar [L] </VirtualHost>