[Nottingham] Re: Web server questions

James Gibbon jg at jamesgibbon.com
Sun Apr 10 19:49:03 BST 2005

On Sun, 10 Apr 2005 08:40:32 +0100
Graeme Fowler <graeme at graemef.net> wrote:

> > One of the headers the browser sends is the "Host" header which
> > the server uses to decide which virtual host to use, and each virtual
> > host can have it's own DocumentRoot and other settings.
> <snip good telnet example>
> There are several ways to do that with Apache [1]. The easiest and
> probably most widely-used way is to use separate <VirtualHost> sections
> in the main config file, or to include a directory with an Include
> statement where that directory contains one file per virtual host with
> the same info in it.

Graeme, many thanks for the pointer. After some digging around on
the net for the instructions and some recreational Sunday tinkering,
I now effectively have two webservers for the price of one! :D

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