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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: virtual hosts - adding at runtime
Date Sun, 17 Feb 2002 04:12:25 GMT

On Sat, 16 Feb 2002, Kevin M. Shortt wrote:

> >
> > i tried reading docs, playing with it, but i can't make it to work.
> > can somebody sent me example(s) howto add virtual hosts at runtime,
> > without restarting apache. thxn...
> 	As far as I know this is not possible.
> 	The closest you can come is by doing a graceful restart.
> 	This will restart apache (which re-reads httpd.conf) without
> 	breaking any current connections.
> 	graceful restart can be done with the apachectl script:
> 		%%>apachectl graceful

Right.  That is the best way for a relatively small number of vhosts.  For
a large number of vhosts, see:


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