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Old 09-28-2007, 06:13 AM   #1
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Apache2 Virtual host on LAN


I want to run different apps whose cgi-bins are different. Virtual host configuration gives about the domain name. I access the machine with ip like http://xx.xx.xx.xx/abcd. If I want diff apps on that server I can go with different ports. How do i setup it using ports or urls..

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accessing a web server by ip address is never a good idea. can you really not use some form of DNS or local hosts files at worst??
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What exactly is it you are trying to do, perhaps with a few more details we can give you a better answer.
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Actually i am trying to run diff versions of a application on the same server. The requests to the apache in turn will be passed to the one of the multiple tomcat servers running. But I use cgi-bin also because of which I need multiple virtual hosts. Hope I am clear
Old 10-16-2007, 10:57 AM   #5
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Add the desired ports to the httpd.conf (or ports.conf file if you have one).

Listen 80

# Uncomment the following if you will be using SSL
# Listen 443

# Add any additional ports here.
# Listen ??
You can also specify a listen on only one ip/port:
Next you need to set up virtual hosts on the desired ports. The easiest way to do this is to create a custom .conf file for the host with all of the settings in it and include it at the end of your apache2.conf or httpd.conf.

include /path/to/virtualhostfile.conf
DocumentRoot /path/to/html
It is actually best to use names when you can; if you choose to do that you can do name based hosting. I wrote a post on apache2 with virtual hosting if you need more resources.


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