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From Frank Gingras <francois.ging...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Cacthing hosts
Date Fri, 26 Feb 2010 17:22:49 GMT


On 02/26/2010 12:12 PM, Tom Evans wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 4:57 PM, Nilesh Govindarajan<lists@itech7.com>  wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I have two domains, example.net and example.com
>>
>> *.example.net&  *.example.com point to the server's IP (Wildcard CNAME).
>>
>> Now only some subdomains like www, img, etc. are defined on both domains.
>>
>> I want to catch all other subdomains not configured and raise a 404 error.
>>
>> How to ?
>>
>> --
>> Nilesh Govindarajan
>> Site&  Server Administrator
>> www.itech7.com
>>
>>
>
> I don't know about 404, but you can have them raise a 403 easily enough:
>
> <VirtualHost *:80>
>    ServerName www.example.com
> </VirtualHost>
>
> <VirtualHost *:80>
>    ServerName *.example.com
>    RewriteEngine On
>    RewriteRule ^ - [F]
> </VirtualHost>
>
> Cheers
>
> Tom
>
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Tom,

Note that using a wildcard with ServerName is not recommended. If you 
want to define a dummy catch-all vhost, you should place it first, and 
set the ServerName to another value like your IP or a dummy name.

Frank.

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