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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <wr...@lnd.com>
Subject RE: cvs commit: apache-1.3/src CHANGES
Date Fri, 30 Jun 2000 16:58:12 GMT
> From: Rodent of Unusual Size [mailto:Ken.Coar@Golux.Com]
> Sent: Thursday, June 29, 2000 11:37 AM
> 
> "William A. Rowe, Jr." wrote:
> > 
> > > I'd still like to see the "ServerName 127.0.0.1" stay, augmented
> > > by a "<VirtualHost _default_>" container to make it work outside
> > > the local host.  Anyone see any problems with that?
> > 
> > What did we mean here?  It will pick up their real server IP, so I
> > assume this is mute?
> 
> I mean that if we ever set the servername to 127.0.0.1, the only
> time it will process requests is if they come from the same
> system.  By adding a _default_ vhost we can allow it to process
> requests from off-box in that situation.

Could you submit the desired patch?  I'm still a bit unclear, if we
cannot resolve the ServerName, how the server will continue to
function for external requests?  I'm all ears :)



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