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From "Jeff Fulmer" <j...@joedog.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache hostname resolution (strange problem)
Date Wed, 11 Jul 2007 16:43:24 GMT
Mark,

You understand the problem. That should work but I've been reluctant to do
that. The goal is to maintain a configuration in development that mirrors
production. I test all configuration changes on the LAN then push the
file(s) into production.

Jeff


> Hi,
>
> Sorry if I have the wrong end of the stick, but why don't you just do....
>
> NameVirtualHost 10.37.74.24:80
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> in your httpd.conf
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> and then set your  virtualhost to that NameVirtualHost.
>
> <VirtualHost 10.37.74.24:80>
>         ServerName              www.myserver.com
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>
> Again sorry if I've misunderstood your problem.
>
> Regards,
>
> Mark.
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> On 11/07/07, Jeff Fulmer <jeff@joedog.org> wrote:
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: Jeff Fulmer [mailto:jeff@joedog.org]
>> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 10, 2007 2:56 PM
>> >> To: users@httpd.apache.org
>> >> Subject: [users@httpd] apache hostname resolution (strange problem)
>> >>
>> >> I have the oddest situation. I have a test server on the LAN.
>> >> I added a
>> >> host entry for www.myserver.com (actual name changed to protect the
>> >> innocent). I can ping www.myserver.com and my resolved
>> >> address matches the
>> >> host entry. Life is grand, no?
>> >>
>> >> /usr/sbin/ping www.myserver.com
>> >> PING www.myserver.com: 64 byte packets
>> >> 64 bytes from 10.37.74.24: icmp_seq=0. time=0. ms
>> >>
>> >> I have apache configured with a virtual host for
>> >> www.myserver.com. Watch
>> >> what happens when I check my virtual hosts with httpd -S. I
>> >> get the PUBLIC
>> >> internet address for www.myserver.com:
>> >
>> > What exactly is your problem? What address do you expect to get?
>> >
>> > Your posting is confusing because it's not clear whether your munged
>> > domain names are supposed to be internal LAN names or public domain
>> > names...
>> >
>>
>> I expect it to be 10.37.74.24. It can't bind a virtual host to an
>> address
>> that's not on the server. Here's the output of httpd -S
>>
>> lccas243$ bin/httpd -S
>> VirtualHost configuration:
>> 64.157.185.199:80      www.myserver.com
>> (/usr/local/httpd/conf/vhosts/80_myserver.com:5)
>> wildcard NameVirtualHosts and _default_ servers:
>> *:443  is a NameVirtualHost
>>          default server www.myserver.com
>> (/usr/local/httpd/conf/vhosts/443_myserver.com:4)
>>          port 443 namevhost www.myserver.com
>> (/usr/local/httpd/conf/vhosts/443_myserver.com:4)
>> *:80                   is a NameVirtualHost
>>
>> On the server itself, www.myserver.com resolves to 10.37.74.24 which is
>> the address I have in the /etc/hosts file. But apache is resolving it
>> based on it's DNS entry. It does this even when I turn DNS off!
>>
>> Jeff
>>
>>
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