I'd like to host 2-3 small websites. on A Red Hat Server

Posted on 2007-03-23
Last Modified: 2013-12-06
I am using SBS 2003 with a Red Hat Linux server. I'd like to host 2-3 small websites. I expect hits to be <100 per day total.

How do I go about having three different web sites host on one server?

Should I use the Linux server to host the sites or the SBS2003?
Question by:hgj1357
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flscott earned 400 total points
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Use Red Hat if you're familiar with Apache and understand virtual hosts.

Setting up multiple sites on a Red Hat box with apache can be tricky, but also rewarding. You'll save money, and have increased reliability.

Do not, however, assume that it will be completely secure. You'll have to take steps to make it that way.

Expert Comment

ID: 18782575
Hosting on Linux multiples website is kinda easy when you understand virtual hosts of Apache! Lot of web hostings use this technology and when you know it well you can do incredible things!

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ID: 18782748
Unfortunately, I am a complete dunce.

Are there easy-to-follow how-tos?

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mjutras earned 100 total points
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flscott linked a good howto but if you want to understand principes here's an other one:

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