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From d...@ast.cam.ac.uk (David Robinson)
Subject Re: config variables on virtual hosts
Date Mon, 29 May 1995 13:37:00 GMT
>I had a request to allow the httpd.h-defined "User" and "Group" variables 
>to be settable per virtual host - I suppose this would be good for ISP's 
>which allow virtual hosts for their clients and want to allow them to 
>configure everything without hurting the other users.  In fact, it would 
>seem to make sense to me to allow *everything* to be settable per virtual 
>host.  Does that make sense?  If so, what if we rearranged it such that 
>instead of a <VirtualHost> config option, we had something like a 
>virtual.conf, with hostnames/IP numbers pointing to different httpd.h's 
>(which themselves could point to other srm.conf's and access.conf's).  
>For reasons of memory allocation and legacy data structures it might mean 
>running a separate root-level httpd for each virtual host, it would seem 
>to me.... but if not, it would be really nice.  Furthermore, most sites 
>I've worked on run more than one server (like organic and wired), one 
>public and usually two or three internal ones.  This could be used as a 
>way to consolidate that... thoughts?

You can already do this using BindAddress, running a separate root-level
httpd for each virtaul host. 

 David.

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