SEO friendly URLs gets converted to the php long form automatically

I’m guessing this is an Apache configuration issue, but not sure…

I am using mod_rewrite to create SEO-friendly URLs. I noticed that on some servers, the SEO-friendly URL will get automatically converted to the long form equivalent (e.g.

Do you know to resolve this issue?

Please let me know if further clarification is needed. Thanks.

On the server with the long URLs, is mod_rewrite enabled on the server?

What other differences are there between the servers?

Yea, mod_rewrite is enabled. It’s actually loading up the correct page/content. The difference is that the URL in the address bar is converted to the long URL.

Is there an easy way for me to compare differences between servers? Can I run something like phpinfo(), but for Apache?