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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Virtual hosts problem
Date Fri, 06 Jun 2003 11:51:40 GMT
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On Thu, 5 Jun 2003, Jim Walls wrote:

> I know that problems with virtual hosts gets discussed regularly and
> this may be answered in the archives, but after looking at what felt
> like almost every E-Mail on this lists that includes virtualhost in it
> (there are HUNDREDS).
> I have a small Apache based web site here at my house that has been
> operating just fine a  I have another site I am
> trying to set up using name-based virtual host.  This is Apache version
> 2.40 (yes, I know I need to upgrade that) under Windows 2000 Pro as a
> service.  Following the instructions almost verbatum from the manual for
> virtual hosts, I added the following to httpd.conf file.  After stopping
>   the Apache service and restarting it (using the Apache Service Monitor
> dialog box), I get an error message in a popup box that says "The
> requested operation has failed!".  There are no messages in any log file
> about it.  If I copy the backup version of the original to httpd.conf,
> the Apache service starts just fine so I'm assuming that I screwed
> something up when I created the virtual hosts.
> Anyone see what I messed up on this?

The config looks fine. You need to 1) look in the error log and
2) try to start Apache from the command line, and see what errors
(if any) you get.

If you can tell us what the error log said, that will be more helpful
than Windows popup error messages.

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