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From "Bill Olson" <w0l...@gwi.net>
Subject Re: Apache
Date Fri, 15 Mar 2002 19:29:59 GMT
Hi,

What are the requirements for installing FreeBSD? IS any other software
needed to run Apache?

Bill
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen Reppucci" <sgr@logsoft.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, March 15, 2002 1:37 PM
Subject: Re: Apache


>
> On Fri, 15 Mar 2002, Bill Olson wrote:
>
> > When I setup freeBSD, I gave it the DNS name of pizza.suscom-maine.net
and
> > when I put that name under apache, It doesn't work. Im just about ready
to
> > hang it up.
> >
> > > > > > [Thu Mar 14 11:06:25 2002] [alert] mod_unique_id: unable to
> > > > > > gethostbyname("pizza
> > > > > > .suscom-maine.net")
>
> Look, it's pretty simple, here's an off-the-top-of-my-head intro:
>
> The 'ServerName' needs to be set to something that can be resolved
> locally.
>
> If you have a real, resolvable hostname in your httpd.conf:
>
>     ServerName pizza.suscom-maine.net
>
> At the shell prompt, try:
>
>     nslookup pizza.suscom-maine.net
> or: dig pizza.suscom-maine.net +short
>
> This *doesn't* resolve for me, so if this really is the hostname you
> want, you need to either get your DNS service provider to add an
> entry to the 'suscom-maine.net' zone for your ip address, or else
> you need to add a line to your /etc/hosts file like this:
>
> xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx  pizza.suscom-maine.net
>
> (Use your ip address in place of the xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx)
>
> NOTE: that if you do just add this to the /etc/hosts file, others
> will not be able to connect to this server, as they have no way of
> mapping that name to your ip address, but it'll at least get you
> started.
>
> Hth,
> <Steve>
>
> --
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> Logical Choice Software                          http://logsoft.com/ |
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