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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Servers listening for different ports question
Date Sat, 09 Sep 2006 18:15:23 GMT
On 9/9/06, Charles Michener <> wrote:
> I have an Apache server listening to port 80 and serving domains 1,2,3,...
> To reduce the first server's load I would like to install another server
> running Apache; I would like to set it up looking at the same router and IP
> address but listening to a different port - say 8080 - serving domains 20,
> 21, 22,...
> I understand that the new server would have an HPPTD.CONF file that says
> LISTEN 8080 not LISTEN 80.
> My question is where do I tell the transferred domains - 20, 21, 22,... that
> they should come in on 8080 not the default 80.

You can't, unless your router has the ability to do this (unlikely).
The default port for HTTP is 80, and if you want the clients to use a
different port, it needs to be specified explicitly in the URLs as in


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