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I have a cloned dev/qa server which is a clone of the production webserver. On the production server, there is only one website and one domain name. On this dev/qa box, we want to set up four websites on it. The domain names are different:

Right now, two of the four domain names are working but two of them are not. How can I troubleshoot this issue.

The domain names are as followings:

1. dorrington.testdomain.org/devw.testdomain.org  ---> both are working

2. devcov.testdomain.org  --> not working

3. devcal.testdomain.org  ---> not working

4. devleg.testdomain.org  ---> working.

I uploaded the httpd.conf file in this post, please see the attachment for the configuration file.
httpd.conf.txt
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Question by:Jason Yu
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<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/devlegl/www/html
  ServerName devleg.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias devleg
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/devcal/www/html
  ServerName devcal.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias devcal
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/devcov/www/html
  ServerName devcov.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias devcov
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/devw/www/html
  ServerName devw.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias devw
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>
<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/dorrington/www/html
  ServerName dorrington.testdomain.org
#  ServerAlias www.legacy.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias dorrington
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>
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by:Jason Yu
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how to restart apache and drupal service?

thanks.
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by:David Johnson, CD, MVP
ID: 40565724
Drupal isn't a service
apache can be a service..
linux
sudo service apache2 restart
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by:Jason Yu
ID: 40567496
Got this message:

[root@dorrington conf]# service apache2 restart
apache2: unrecognized service
You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root
[root@dorrington conf]# service apache restart
apache: unrecognized service
[root@dorrington conf]# service httpd restart
Stopping httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
Starting httpd:                                            [  OK  ]
[root@dorrington conf]#
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by:Jason Yu
ID: 40567559
Its still not working. two of them work, another two points to the first one.


<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerAdmin ktan@testdomain.org,bhoang@testdomain.org
    DocumentRoot /var/www/lac2014/html
    ServerName devw.testdomain.org
    ServerAlias devw dorrington.testdomain.org dorrington
    <Directory "/var/www/lac2014/html">
      AllowOverride All
    </Directory>
    ErrorLog /var/www/lac2014/logs/error.log
</VirtualHost>



<VirtualHost *:80>
   ServerAdmin ktan@testdomain.org,bhoang@testdomain.org
   DocumentRoot /var/www/duals/html
   ServerName devcal.testdomain.org
   ServerAlias  devcal
   ErrorLog /var/log/httpd/error.log
   <Directory "/var/www/duals/html">
     AllowOverride All
   </Directory>
</VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/testdomainx/html
    ServerName devcov.testdomain.org
    ServerAlias devcov
    <Directory "/var/www/testdomainx/html">
      AllowOverride All
    </Directory>
    ErrorLog /var/www/testdomainx/logs/error.log
    # CustomLog /var/log/httpd/access.log
</VirtualHost>


<VirtualHost *:80>
  DocumentRoot /var/www/html
  ServerName devleg.testdomain.org
  ServerAlias devleg
  ErrorLog /var/www/logs/legacy_error.log
</VirtualHost>
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by:Jason Yu
ID: 40567562
Is there any other file config drupal activity?

the second one "deval" and the third one "devcov" point to the wrong website which is the first documentroot ..

Besides, I notice when I put the second and third one, the address shows https://deval.testdomain.org.

Please advise.
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David Johnson, CD, MVP earned 2000 total points
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go into your drupal admin center and configure drupal there. The previous advise was if you had separate websites but you don't as you have 1 drupal installation with subsites
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by:Jason Yu
ID: 40568286
How can I find the frugal admin center?

Thanks.
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by:Jason Yu
ID: 40578736
After I log into drupal admin's console, I couldn't find the place where I can set up virtual directories.

Could you help me take a look at the pictures?

thank you.
drupal-error.png
drupal-error-02.png
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