Dyndns and apache
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Mon Aug 22 14:33:38 UTC 2005
On Sun, 2005-08-21 at 14:04 +0100, Paul wrote:
> I've set up Apache and it works fine. Problem is this though. If I point
> the browser to http://ctadirect.homedns.org I get the Fedora testpage
> and the logs say that I don't have access to /var/www/html. If I
> add /cta onto the end, I get the site I should get without that
> My apache.conf file looks like this
> ServerName 127.0.0.1:80
That's an odd thing to do. Not sure if it'll do any harm, though. And
I seem to recall that you can just leave it out, for the server to work
out the servername itself.
> # Use name-based virtual hosting.
> NameVirtualHost 184.108.40.206:80
> <VirtualHost ctadirect.homedns.org:80>
> ServerAdmin paul at all-the-johnsons.co.uk
> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/cta/
> ServerName ctadirect.homedns.org
> ErrorLog logs/cta-error_log
> CustomLog logs/cta-access_log common
What I understand is that in the <VirtualHost IPaddress:Port> opening
clause, the IP address and port are what the server is listening to for
connections. If you put a DNS address in there, the server will have to
be able to resolve it to an IP. Can it? Are the names resolving
Also, there's warnings about not putting a trailing slash on the
directory paths for various configuration details. Try removing that.
Mine are set up thus:
ServerAdmin test at example.com
and so on....
(I keep my virtual directories outside of the main document root.)
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