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From Ben Laurie <...@gonzo.ben.algroup.co.uk>
Subject Re: security holes and other fun stuff
Date Wed, 17 Jul 1996 09:05:12 GMT
Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> On Tue, 16 Jul 1996, Ben Laurie wrote:
> 
> > Whilst we're on the subject of virtual hosts, something has been nagging at me.
> > The other day, we set up a server running on 127.0.0.1. Then we wanted to
> > extend it to 127.0.0.2 (we were doing some experiments), so the trainee
> > Webmaster set up two virtual hosts:
> > 
> > <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1>
> > stuff
> > </VirtualHost>
> > 
> > <VirtualHost 127.0.0.2>
> > stuff
> > </VirtualHost>
> > 
> > This caused Apache to crash. Commenting out the first pair of VirtualHosts
> > sorted it out. It would be neat if this worked, IMHO. Certainly it shouldn't
> > crash.
> 
> I've never tried 127.0.0.2, but 127.0.0.1 has never crashed on me; always
> seems to work fine.

I'm not sure that the IP numbers are relevant. The problem seems to be trying
to use <VirtualHost ...> for the "main" server.

Cheers,

Ben.

> 
> -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>            The Apache HTTP Server 
>    http://www.nueva.pvt.k12.ca.us/~akosut/      http://www.apache.org/
> 

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