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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] NameVirtualHost: Questions on proper usage
Date Wed, 16 Sep 2009 20:33:51 GMT
Tim Legg wrote:
> Hello,
> I am wanting to clean up my Apache 2.2.9 (Debian Package) installation after modifying
it to virtual host 7 domains in order to make it more robust, understandable, secure and maintainable.
 I want to have one of these sites being a SSL site.
> -----
> I have read the section on NameVirtualHost,
> * Does NameVirtualHost get used in every entry in /etc/apache2/sites-available/ ?  Is
it redundant to include that declaration in all the others as well?

sites-available is a debianism designed to confuse.

You should only have one NameVirtualHost (for any IP:port).
It goes before any of the virtualhost definitions.

Nick Kew

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