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From Matus UHLAR - fantomas <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Virtual Sites IP Distinguishing
Date Thu, 06 Jul 2006 08:56:58 GMT
On 06.07.06 14:39, Mark Sargent wrote:
> when you have x amount of virtual sites on the one machine and all of 
> the domains point to the same IP in DNS, how does apache distinguish 
> which site the request is for? Is it something in the payload section 
> from the upper layer of the frame that comes in? I understnad that DNS 
> resolves the domain name to an IP so is the domain name maintained in 
> the payload?

No, it's the "Host" header defined in HTTP/1.1 protocol:

GET / HTTP/1.0

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