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From "List Account" <li...@wjcc.org>
Subject Re: Named Based Virtual servers
Date Thu, 13 Dec 2001 13:27:36 GMT
Very interesting idea!

WJ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Billy Harvey" <Billy.Harvey@thrillseeker.net>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Wednesday, December 12, 2001 9:15 PM
Subject: Re: Named Based Virtual servers


> On Wed, 2001-12-12 at 21:04, Matthew Daubenspeck wrote:
> > I am using a bunch of name based virtual servers with Apache and Debain.
> > All of my domains are in the format of:
> >
> > name.com with a DNS CNAME of www.name.com pointing to name.com
> >
> > I am using named virtual servers for the www.name.com's and it works
great.
> > However, if any of the plain old name.com address is used, the first
server
> > in httpd.conf is served.
> >
> > Do I have to add an entry for all of the named possibilities, or is
there a
> > way to reject any other names except for the ones listed in httpd.conf.
> >
> > That sounds confusing as hell, but I can't think of another way to
phrase it...
>
> Matthew - I think you're asking how to serve a default page if someone
> comes to the raw IP address?  Since I constantly have people probing my
> IP address (virus weenies), I created an entry for the first named host
> that would redirect them away:
>
> NameVirtualHost *
>
> <VirtualHost *>
>   ServerName google.com
>   ServerAdmin webmaster@rhinocomputing.com
>   DocumentRoot /var/www/default
>   ServerAlias google.com *.google.com
> </VirtualHost>
>
> and in that directory I have some files that are useful:
>
> default.ida
> index.php
> robots.txt
>
> default.ida has some php code in it:
>
> <?
> header("Location: http://www.microsoft.com");
> ?>
>
> and index.php has:
>
> <?
> header("Location: http://microsoft.com");
> ?>
>
> to give those search engines that ignore the robots file something to
> index.  The robots file has:
>
> User-agent: *
> Disallow: /
>
> So, if someone probes my IP address instead of any of my virtual
> domains, hopefully they will get nothing and be redirected away.
>
> Billy
>
>
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