[Techtalk] Apache 2.2 - Virtual host redirecting to default domain if file isn't specified

Wim De Smet kromagg at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 10:56:25 UTC 2015

On Tue, Apr 28, 2015 at 5:13 AM Terry <tech at futurecourse.com> wrote:

> On 27/04/2015 13:00, Linda Knapp wrote:
> > I haven't run into this myself, but I'd imagine there is some clue in the
> > logs as to why this is happening. What do the logs say for each access
> type?
> >
> > -Linda
> Sadly the logs say nothing.  Because it's name-based virtual hosts, the
> default is www.linuxchix.org domain. So it's not an error and there's
> nothing written to the access logs.  I'm starting to think that one of
> the old site files had a directive outside of VirtualHost that carried
> over.  I'll have to inspect the old files.
If you can afford to run with a higher loglevel for a while there might be
some more information. I didn't see anything wrong with the config at first
glance myself, but if you can see the lookup chain happen in realtime
perhaps there will be an obvious clue.


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