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From "J. Greenlees" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Virtual Hosts ?
Date Thu, 02 Jan 2003 03:33:11 GMT
from reading this thread, I can see that you are combining both name 
based and ip based virtual hosting. ( default is ip based )

the clearest description I have seen of both forms was from Owen Boyle.

There are two ways you can go - depending on whether you want to declare
many aliases for your IP in DNS...

(1) If you do not mind paying for many Domain-Names which resolve to
your IP, then:

Use Name-based VirtualHosts, like this (assume your IP = and
your sites are called, etc..):


	  DocumentRoot /home/site1/html
	  ... etc.

	  DocumentRoot /home/site2/html
	  ... etc.

(2) Alternatively, if you can have only one Domain Name, use Aliases to
separate the document roots, e.g. (assuming your FQDN is

	DocumentRoot /home/default/html

	Alias /site1 /home/site1/html
	<Directory /home/site1/html>
	  Allow from all

	Alias /site2 /home/site2/html
	<Directory /home/site2/html>
	  Allow from all

Now will go to /home/site1/html etc. NB
/home/default/html is necessary - this is where ends up
(you can just put a simple page there with links to the other sites).


Owen Boyle


hope this helps you puzzle out where it's not working for you.

Michael Olds wrote:
> Well my next suggestion is to bump the quesion tomorrow when there are
> likely more experienced heads paying attention.
> Best Wishes!
> Mike Olds

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