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From Evan Platt <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Domain Names in Apache
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2006 16:23:39 GMT
At 07:54 AM 12/28/2006, you wrote:
>I have apache installed on Windows and working correctly. After 
>exploring the installation and FAQ I am left with one question. I 
>have a domain name and currently using web server services for this 
>domain name through I intend to drop these services and 
>run it on my own server. The domain is merely a personal test and 
>learn thing and not truly important that it is running at 100% so I 
>am comfortable running it through my own server. However, I would 
>like to know how to configure apache to host this domain for me 
>before I stop services at godaddy just so I know that I can do this. 
>Hitting http:localhost:8080 works for me (had to change ports, 80 is 
>apparently assigned to another service) but how do I know where to 
>point the domain name and is that all I will need to do in order to 
>serve the domain? (ex. Nameserver1, nameserver2) I don't know what 
>the nameservers would be or how to figure this out and I don't know 
>where to put this info in apache in order to configure it for the domain.

Apache cannot do that. You need some sort of DNS Server on your Windows box.

If you are on a dynamic IP, this won't work.

Your best bet also is to figure out what is using port 80 and disable 
it - do you REALLY want peple to have to go to ?

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