[Techtalk] problems configuring apache virtual hosts
david at lupercalia.net
Tue Nov 13 19:24:12 EST 2001
On Tue, Nov 13, 2001 at 06:11:04PM -0500, Amanda C. Clift wrote:
> Okay, Im getting more used to this everyday, thanks to everyone's help.
> However, I'm now trying to configure virtual hosts, and I'm having a bit
> of a problem.
> I'm using linuxconf in a shell to configure it,and it looks like its
> doing it right..However, when i try to see my virtual hosts, it can't
> find them.
> *note for some reason the other guy's Pc has a nice gui for his apache
> setup.. mine doesnt..*
> I tried looking on Apache's site for how to configure it, but it was
> highly confusing. When it asks for a virtual host name, I'm giving the
> IP I want it to look for, and then it'll ask for the server name,and
> I'll just put something Imade up, like cheese.org or something.. If I
> use the IP, I get to it, (it gives me a forbidden error though, which
> wil be my next thing to check into), but if I use the www.cheese.tld
> that I hvave set up, it says Unknown Host... anyone able to help me
> with this? Is it just because I used a bogus ending, like tld?
You just don't have the hostname set up in your DNS. Apache now knows
its hostname, but the rest of the network doesn't. Go on to your DNS
configuration. Are you running your own DNS or are you using another
Dr. David C. Merrill http://www.lupercalia.net
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