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From Dean Gaudet <dgau...@arctic.org>
Subject Re: BindAddress
Date Tue, 12 Aug 1997 07:13:54 GMT
(In seattle, offline generally.)

Yes this is how it is.  And you wonder why I always bitch about vhosts? :)

Dean

On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Marc Slemko wrote:

> Guck.  So what you are saying is that to have a web server that listens on
> two ports work properly you need to have a VirtualHost section for one
> with a different Port statement?
> 
> Guck.  Is this a feature?
> 
> On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Alexei Kosut wrote:
> 
> > On Mon, 11 Aug 1997, Paul Sutton wrote:
> > 
> > > Is there any reason why Port is needed if Listen is being used?
> > 
> > Yes. If there are Listen directives, Port is ignored in terms of actually
> > accepting the connection, but it is used to configure the server. In
> > other words, if I have the following:
> > 
> > Listen 5000
> > Port 6000
> > 
> > Apache will accept connections on port 5000 only, not 6000. However, if I
> > get a redirect, it will be to "http://servername:6000".
> > 
> > So replacing the Port in the configuration with a Listen would mean that
> > anyone who changed the "Listen 80" to any other port would still get
> > redirects to port 80, which isn't where their server is running anymore.
> > 
> > -- Alexei Kosut <akosut@organic.com>
> > 
> 
> 


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