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From Joshua Slive <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Re: 64-bit 1.3.29 fails to start on Solaris 8
Date Thu, 15 Apr 2004 18:34:11 GMT

On Thu, 15 Apr 2004, Marko Asplund wrote:

> Joshua Slive wrote:
>  > Using a domain name in the Listen directive is a bad idea.  Try
> replacing
>  > it with the IP address.  ( does not really sound like
> the
>  > correct address, and that is what Apache is getting when it looks up
>  >  Possibly a resolver problem?)
> yes, changing the Listen directive value from a DNS name to an IP
> address seems to fix the problem. it's a bit strange though because DNS
> name works with a 32-bit Apache on the same machine.

As I said, I'd guess it is a problem with your solaris resolver libraries.
I seem to recall hearing about some issue related to this, but I can't
remember the details.  You could very well find that host-based access
controls are also broken.


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