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Old 06-10-2005, 12:31 AM   #1
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Multiple servers

I have two servers, at home, both running apache, my router only lets one server be placed outside the firewall, that is access by port 80. Now say I want to run a mail server from the second server, is there a way to let the request come through the server that is outside the firewall, and then get to the server that is inside the firewall. Basically I'm wondering how I can get access to both of my servers from outside of the firewall, perhaps routing from the server outside of the firewall to the one inside of it?
Old 06-10-2005, 01:09 AM   #2
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In order to be able to have two servers running on port 80 behind a firewall with only one IP address for your connection, you'd have to setup a virtual host on the main web server to point to the other server running apache, example like this:

<VirtualHost *>
        RewriteEngine     On
        RewriteRule       ^(.*)$$1  [P]
Where the servername can either be a virtual domain of a main domain your you could specify a totally different domain like but basically whatever is configured on your other internal server.

If you don't have a domain name, no, you can't access two different servers with one IP using the same port, you'd have to switch your router to point to one or the other when you wanted to connect to it.


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