[thelist] multiple sites on localhost with Apache?

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Wed Oct 27 12:14:34 CDT 2004

Stephen Rider wrote:

> If it were only one site, I would just throw the files on the hard drive 
> and serve them up as, but I need to find a way to set it up so 
> that if the browser looks for www.abc.com Apache will serve up the 
> contents of /Sites/abc/ , and if www.123.com it will point to 
> /Sites/123/  (obviously these are example addresses).
> Is there a way to do this?  I'm sure it will involve Virtual Domains, 
> which understand only vaguely, but won't I also have to set up a "fake" 
> local DNS or somesuch to point the browser to the directories?

Just add them to /etc/hosts, like:  localhost www.abc.com www.123.com

:: and then set up your virtual hosts under Apache.

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