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Virtual hosing (config problem of NAMED and APACHE)

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Hello Everybody,

 Ihave Linux 6.0 version machine. And I have installed my DNS eserver on one machine and Apache on othere machine.
Now I want to do virtual hosting on Apache. So my main (master) domain is working properly from the begining.
But my virtual hosting are not working by name .
It can work with IP if you type http://IP then it works fine.
Now I registered a domain name on easyspace.com. and I did changes over there I point my DNS server there according to its reqirement.

So what could be the changes i hae to do in my named and Apache.

AS per my knowledge I did changes. But this virtual hosting working only under my main domain!! it doesn`t work through dial-up without giving my DNS entry in machine!!


If i give DNS entry in anybody`s machine it will work fine through names and IP.


So please what could be files and how i have to change that.

PLease reply me as early as possible.

Regards,
Jatin.

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by:andrewljohn70
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Hi Jat,
if it is working by using the IP address then you can try to update your hosts file in the /etc directory.

There you map the IP with the name of your virtual host.
Try it out and let us know.
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by:jat
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Hi,
Andrew
that i did already it is not workin that way!!

Give me some other idea.
Jat.
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by:psimation
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You will have to give more information.
I don't know exactly what you have done already. Is your httpd.conf file setup correctly {VirtualHost entries}. You also need to point your db files towards the apache pc's IP.
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by:ttrogden
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goto /etc/httpd/conf/httpd.conf and scroll to the bottom.  you will need to add the following:

<VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx>                                                  
DocumentRoot /home/virtualdomain name/public_html                                        
ServerName www.virtual domain name.com                                                    
UserDir public_html                                                            
</VirtualHost>
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ksemat earned 75 total points
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make sure your DNS points to your apache server i.e
www.virtualhost IN CNAME name.of .your.apache server
try going to http://www.apache.org/docs/vhosts
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