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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] apache hostname resolution (strange problem)
Date Tue, 10 Jul 2007 14:03:26 GMT
> -----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...

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored. 



> 
> $ 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

BTW, you know about SSL and NBVHs, don't you?

>          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
>          default server www.default.com
> (/usr/local/httpd/conf/default.conf:4)
> 
> Okay, so I went to nsswitch.conf and TURNED DNS OFF. At this point,
> resolver's only recourse is to use /etc/hosts.  No matter, 
> the answer is
> EXACTLY the same:
> 
> $ 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
>          default server www.default.com
> (/usr/local/httpd/conf/default.conf:4)
> 
> Obvioulsy apache's getting that answer from DNS. That IP 
> address is not
> listed anywhere on the server. I don't understand where, how 
> or why it's
> resolving www.myserver.com.  Any insight?
> 
> Jeff
> 
> 
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