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From Owen Boyle <>
Subject Re: Re : Re: 2 httpds on 1 server
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2001 11:28:31 GMT
Michael Reutter wrote:
> hi Owen,
> of course apache itself can't direct the request to a specific port - but using a firewall
is a good idea!!!!
> but what about virtual-hosts (so one httpd would be enough!!!):
> in the normal way you have many webs on one host (many names - one IP).
> all requests go to the same ip - but apache can distinguish between them, by looking
at the "host"-header.
> you mean it is possible to do it the other way??? (would be great)
> but how can apache distinguish between the requests?
> one request goes to "webserver" and IP and the other one goes to "webserver"
and IP - IMO it would work, if the requests do not go to "webserver", but to the
IP itself (using instead of http://webserver)

I'm a bit baffled about what you are trying to achieve. Do you one
servername in DNS which resolves randomly to one of two IP addresses and
each IP address leads to a different site?


Owen Boyle.

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