Solved

apache config file

Posted on 2002-03-16
5
166 Views
Last Modified: 2010-03-04
in my dns www.mysite.com and
mysite.com has identical IP-s.
however in the browser typing
www.mysite.com shows site
while mysite.com not.
how should I change settings?
my virtualhosh looks like this:

<VirtualHost www.mysite.com>
DocumentRoot /www/docs/abc
ServerName www.mysite.com
</VirtualHost>

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:kako
5 Comments
 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:lexxwern
ID: 6876531
perhaps create one more virtualhost

<VirtualHost mysite.com>
DocumentRoot /www/docs/abc
ServerName mysite.com
</VirtualHost>

Helped?

lhn
0
 
LVL 15

Expert Comment

by:samri
ID: 6877014
Or, you can skip VirtualHost at all, unless you have other VirtualHost hosted under the same Apache.

Or straight from httpd.conf (mine was Apache 1.3.23 Win32).   This should take care in a scenarios where you clients might be using IP address (most unlikely, but it is possible).

# Use name-based virtual hosting.
#
#NameVirtualHost *

#
# VirtualHost example:
# Almost any Apache directive may go into a VirtualHost container.
# The first VirtualHost section is used for requests without a known
# server name.
#
#<VirtualHost *>
#    ServerAdmin webmaster@dummy-host.example.com
#    DocumentRoot /www/docs/dummy-host.example.com
#    ServerName dummy-host.example.com
#    ErrorLog logs/dummy-host.example.com-error_log
#    CustomLog logs/dummy-host.example.com-access_log common
#</VirtualHost>
0
 
LVL 1

Expert Comment

by:fauzdar
ID: 6890656
you just have to define

<VirtualHost www.mysite.com>
DocumentRoot /www/docs/abc
ServerName www.mysite.com
ServerAlias *.mysite.com
</VirtualHost>

0
 

Author Comment

by:kako
ID: 6891112
what means "*"?
does it means that any
xxx.mysite.com com will be redirected to www.mysite.com,
or only mysite.com?
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
fauzdar earned 50 total points
ID: 6893875
well it will eliminate the problem of showing www.mysite.com and not showing mysite.com.
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

If you've heard about htaccess and it sounds like it does what you want, but you're not sure how it works... well, you're in the right place. Read on. Some Basics #1. It's a file and its filename is .htaccess (yes, with a dot in the front). #…
In Solr 4.0 it is possible to atomically (or partially) update individual fields in a document. This article will show the operations possible for atomic updating as well as setting up your Solr instance to be able to perform the actions. One major …
This Micro Tutorial will teach you how to censor certain areas of your screen. The example in this video will show a little boy's face being blurred. This will be demonstrated using Adobe Premiere Pro CS6.
In a recent question (https://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28997919/Pagination-in-Adobe-Acrobat.html) here at Experts Exchange, a member asked how to add page numbers to a PDF file using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro. This short video Micro Tutorial sh…

831 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question