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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] apache mod_unique configuration issue - Name or service not known
Date Tue, 17 Aug 2010 11:06:42 GMT

On Aug 17, 2010, at 6:20 AM, Norman Khine wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 17, 2010 at 11:31 AM, Joost de Heer <joost@sanguis.xs4all.nl 
> > wrote:
>>> [Tue Aug 17 09:41:47 2010] [alert] (EAI 2)Name or service not known:
>>> mod_unique_id: unable to find IPv4 address of "server-2.local.net"
>>> Configuration Failed
>>> [Tue Aug 17 09:47:10 2010] [alert] (EAI 2)Name or service not known:
>>> mod_unique_id: unable to find IPv4 address of "server-2.local.net"
>>> Configuration Failed
>>
>> What is ServerName in the httpd configuration?
>
> ServerName server-2.local.net


The error means exactly what it says - that it can't look up  
server-2.local.net in DNS. The ServerName needs to be a valid hostname  
that either resolves in DNS, or has an /etc/hosts file entry for name  
resolution.

--
Rich Bowen
rbowen@rcbowen.com




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