I've setup a WordPress site for any client of mine by myself server. After I was prepared to transfer it to his server I observed that his host uses Zeus rather than Apache. I have not used Zeus before.

The only issue is the fact that Zeus does not use mod_rewrite so permalinks did not work. I looked around online to locate a rewrite.script that actually works for Zeus, found one, the main problem could it be functions such as the fake apache mod_rewrite with the addition of /index.php/ towards the URL path.

Does anybody understand how to eliminate it so my URL's vary from:

mydomain.com/index.php/friendly-url

to

mydomain.com/friendly-url?

Here's my rewrite.script file

#Zeus webserver version of basic WordPress mod_rewrite rules
map path into SCRATCH:path from %{URL}
look for file at %{SCRATCH:path}
if exists then goto END
look for dir at %{SCRATCH:path}
if exists then goto END
##### FIX FOR LOGIN/FORGOTTEN PASSWORD/ADMIN ETC #####
match URL into $ with ^/wp-.*$
if matched then goto END
##### FIX TO ALLOW SEARCH TO WORK #####
match URL into $ with ^/(.*)
set URL = /$1

Found this, which seems to become precisely what you are searching for: http://www.adamchristie.co.uk/wordpress/seo-friendly-wordpress-urls-on-namesco-zeus-servers/

Hope that can help!