1. Update your factories.yml file and add the relative_url_root option as described below:
2. Create a symbolic link in your web directory to your controller:
cd /your/symfony/project/dir/web ln -s symfonyApp.php symfonyApp
3. Update your apache configuration to set your new default type:
Warning: This means all your text files would be passed through the PHP interpreter! There would be a performance hit depending on the number of static files that your server hosts.
4. Reload Apache configuration
service http reload
You should now be able to make successful requests to your syfmony application by using the shorter URL version.