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From "sharath reddy" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] virtual hosts runnig on different ports
Date Wed, 25 Oct 2006 21:57:41 GMT

Thanks Joshua, John for your replies. I am not fully aware the environment
to tell what's the business case, as i am new here. As far as i know , they
want to have 10 ports and some are running as secure ones and some are
unsecure, and for different applications(so that management will become

My question is: in the case of multiple insatnces of apache, i wrote
differnt httpd.conf files for different ports(of course, each have unique
port and files), and i just loading httpd multiple times with one
config file for each port.Am I heading in the right direction here?

On 10/24/06, Joshua Slive <> wrote:
> On 10/24/06, sharath reddy <> wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > Thanks Joshua, At present we are using iplanet 4 and want to migrate to
> > apache. In iplanet we are runnig 3 virtual servers on 3 different
> ports(same
> > ip address and sever name) which can be stopped and started
> individually, So
> > i would like to have the same in apache.
> But WHY?  What is "business case" for stopping and starting them
> individually?  What exactly does it gain in functionality?
> As I said, if you really need it, it can be easily accomplished with
> multiple instances (perhaps even sharing a config file).
> Joshua.
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