Two IP addresses are very easy. Add the second IP under advanced options of TCP/IP properties. Then under IIS assign one IP address to main virtual site and then assign the other to secondary. Robert Stewart Douglas Stewart-Douglas Consulting rob at stewart-douglas.com (415) 305-8087 -----Original Message----- From: Chris W. Parker [mailto:cparker at swatgear.com] Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 5:04 PM To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: RE: [thelist] IIS5: two sites on one box, with one ip > -----Original Message----- > From: Robert Stewart [mailto:rob at dieseldesign.com] > Sent: Tuesday, July 02, 2002 4:53 PM > > PS -- You'll notice that SSL doesn't support host headers. > The only way > to host multiple SSL sites on the same server is by changing the IP > address or the port. (Typically, you change the IP address, since > otherwise clients have to specify the port in their browser, which is > pretty ugly). hmm... good thinking. that could have been a problem. then would you suggest i tell earthlink to... 1. use the same separate ip addresses 2. change the NAT table to point to the same box ...since i need to use SSL on BOTH websites? would using two ip addresses be any less of a headache? thanks for the info so far. chris. -- For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archive of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !