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From Krist van Besien <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Enabling SSL on a virtual host
Date Wed, 16 Dec 2009 12:17:43 GMT
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 5:37 PM, Jonathan Mast
<> wrote:
> I'm thinking that the host name actually is required in the VirtualHost

No it is not required.

A hostname in a VirtualHost directive is internally converted to an IP
address and only needed if this VirtualHost needs to be bound to a
particular IP on a multi homed host. In most practical scenarios
having *:443 and *:80 in your VirtuaHost direcives is perfectly


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