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From Matthew Tebbens <matt...@tebbens.idsi.net>
Subject Re: general/1188: switching the server ip address while using no
Date Sat, 04 Oct 1997 15:41:30 GMT

Yes, everything is working fine with the virtual host.
It was probably due to the DNS configuration...anyway,

I really appreciate the response, and help.

Thanks!
Matthew


On Sat, 4 Oct 1997, Lars Eilebrecht wrote:

> According to Matthew Tebbens:
> 
> >  
> >  No I'm not sure its caused by Apache, but I wanted you to know about it
> >  anyway. Just incase others have problems.
> >  The way I fixed it was just like I said before.
> [...]
> >  Everything is working fine now.
> 
> With the virtual host entry!?
> 
> [...]
> >  Apache defaults to the main web documents directory if the client does
> >  not send back the host its trying to get to, right ?
> 
> If a client does not send a Host: header the main server (or a
> possibly existing "_default_" virtual host) is used, but never an
> other name-based virtual host unless a given ServerPatch value
> is matched or the used name of a virtual host is not name-based but
> is pointing to the A record of your machines IP address or is an
> entry in your /etc/hosts file for your local machine.
> 
> I don't think the problem you encountered was caused by an Apache bug
> and I'm going to close this PR unless you can provide details that prove
> that it is a bug. Of course you are always welcome to open a new bug
> report.
> 
> 
> ciao...
> -- 
> Lars Eilebrecht                     - "The steady state of disks is full."
> sfx@unix-ag.org                                             (Ken Thompson)
> http://www.si.unix-ag.org/~sfx/
> 


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