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Date:      Wed, 7 Feb 1996 23:50:50 -0800
Subject:   Re: apache server
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On Mon, 5 Feb 1996, bill clarke wrote:
 > i am up and running FBSD 2.1 and running one web site on the apache
 > server.
 > i want to add some more web sites(with their own domain names). do i
 > need to acquire a unique ip address for each URL, or is there a way to
 > host multiple sites on my server with only my single assigned ip?

Marc G. Fournier writes:
 > 	I've been following comp.infosystems.www.servers.unix for the
 > past while, and this question keeps coming up.  Apache requires a
 > unique IP for each virtual server that you have running.  Someone brought
 > up something about one of the commercial OSs/Servers being able to do
 > this, but I don't recall which it was (AIX maybe? *shrug*)  Nobody
 > confirmed or denied it though

On FreeBSD, could you get away with each virtual server using an alias
IP address?  Routing might get a little messy, depending on your
configuration, but this might work.

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