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From "Bryan Richardson" <btri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] NameVirtualHost Directive
Date Mon, 17 Dec 2007 05:17:30 GMT
Hi Florian,

Thanks for the response.  I guess my question is why have the
NameVirtualHost directive since the *same* IP address is required to be
specified as an attribute in the VirtualHost block?

Thanks! -- BTR

On Dec 16, 2007 10:09 PM, <florian.schmidt@tramsch.de> wrote:

> Hi Bryan,
>
> one example would be a machine with two IP adresses, each of them has its
> own
> www.domain
>
> example:
>
> NameVirtualHost IP1:80
> <VirtualHost IP1:80>
>  ....
> </VirtualHost>
>
> NameVirtualHost IP2:80
> <VirtualHost IP2:80>
>  ....
> </VirtualHost>
>
> but there are even more situations where NameVirtualHost could used. Maybe
> with different websites on different ports, etc.
>
> bye
> Florian
>
>
> On Mon, December 17, 2007 04:44, Bryan Richardson wrote:
> > Hello all,
> >
> > I'm curious as to why one would ever need to use the NameVirtualHost
> > directive in site configuration files.  I just can't seem to get my head
> > around why it's *sometimes* required.  I say sometimes only because I've
> > seen instances where it isn't used at all.  If all VirtualHost arguments
> > *must* match the IP address given with the NameVirtualHost directive,
> then
> > what's the point?
> >
> > I learn best by example... can anyone give me an example of when it is
> > needed?
> >
> > Thanks! -- BTR
> >
>
>
>
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