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Old 11-10-2003, 01:14 AM   #1
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Weird Apache behaviour ?

On my Firewall/Router server I also have Apache running. Everything works fine, except one thing...

I noticed a weird behaviour. When I enter any non-existing URL in a clients's browser(, .org, .net...), Apache delivers my own home page

If I use 'host' on the server, result is 'host not found'. It looks like the problem lies with the Apache configuration.

Does anyone know what could trigger this behaviour ? Why does Apache feel it has to do that ? I've looked for answers , but no luck... Thanks

P.S. I don't have DNS installed

Last edited by zalmox; 11-10-2003 at 01:19 AM.
Old 11-10-2003, 08:12 AM   #2
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That doesn't seem like apache would have anything to do with clients redirecting to your server if a non-existent url is typed in. That's a DNS or network problem most likely.


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