BLock access to webserver using IP address

Posted on 2003-03-12
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Last Modified: 2010-03-04
 i have got apache running with name based virtual hosts. I am hosting aroung 5 sites on the same sevver. The problem is when I type the IP address of the server in the browser, the pages of the first virtual host in httpd.conf gets displayed.

 I dont want any one to access my server using IP address on the internet. How to block this in apache?? I tried specifying an desfault virtual host but doesnt seem to work.

 It would be great , if anyone can enligthen me on this issue
Question by:kiran0212
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samri earned 100 total points
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This is common, the first Virtualhost will be the default for any request not matching any other vhost.

how does you default vhost configuration looks like.

how about

<VirtualHost *>
  Order allow,deny

more info: http://httpd.apache.org/docs/mod/mod_access.html

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heskyttberg earned 100 total points
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Create a virtual host that has IP as name.
That shoudl do it.

/Hans - Erik Skyttberg
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and I think you would still need to have the restriction on the vhost.

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