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From "Ro BGCT" <>
Subject [users@httpd] Confused with VirtualHosts & Global ServerName/DocumentRoot
Date Wed, 02 Aug 2006 06:04:06 GMT

I'm confused on how to setup named-based virtual hosts correctly.  I
know that the first <VirtualHost> directive will be the default one,
but what am I supposed to do with the global ServerName, DocumentRoot,
etc.  Wouldn't it be redundant to have them listed again in the first

If it is supposed to be in both the global ServerName/DocumentRoot and
<VirtualHost>, which section should I use for adding things such as
<Directory> and <ScriptAlias> to that one website?  If I put it in the
global config, then it would apply to any virtual host that doesn't
have them defined in their <VirtualHost>.  So should I then have only
ServerName, DocumentRoot, and things like denying .htaccess viewing in
the global config, and then move the <ScriptAlias> and related
directives for the main site into its first <VirtualHost>?

Thanks for any help.  Sorry if this is confusing.  I'm not sure if I
explained myself right.


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