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From "George Hademenos" <hademe...@sbcglobal.net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] virtual hosting
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2003 20:11:30 GMT
well it has been awhile but i seem to remember that dns uses ports 54 and
53. so even if there is
a proxy/or firewall any isp could just enable the ports.

the registered name servers will be authoritative so i really don't see a
problem with adding A records.

----- Original Message -----
From: "George Valpak" <gvalpak@yahoo.com>
To: <users@httpd.apache.org>
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 2:05 PM
Subject: Re: [users@httpd] virtual hosting


> At 01:52 PM 2/13/2003 -0600, George Hademenos wrote:
> >why can't you just add A records for each name/virtual ip
>
> You can if you are registering them in the right place, meaning the
> authoritative dns server for the 2nd level domain or at least the domain
> that you care about whatever its level. You can't just put A (or any DNS)
> records into any old DNS and expect them to work.
>
> You also need to seriously understand how your network is configured -
> there could be firewall issues, there could be issues with your ISP
> blocking port 80, there could be NAT issues. Bottom line is the first step
> is to make sure your machine really can respond to the IP address (via
> ping) that you think it can, get that into DNS, and then you are good to
go
> with apache config.
>
> GV
>
> PS - is your server's ip address public or private? If you are trying to
> use a 192.168.x.x or 10.x.x.x or i forget the third range of public
> addresses, and you try to enter then into a public DNS, you will probably
> deserve all the pain that will fall on you. Just giving you a fair
> warning....I am not going to explain this any further so I recommend
> researching "DNS private address ranges" or something like that on google
> if you don't understand.
>
>
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