You can absolutely run multiple named vhosts off a single IP with no
problem. It works out of the box from I think the first release of 4.x.
I think the sample config shows all you need to know about vhosting but
if not I'd be happy to help come up with a better concise example. the
only caveat is that all the vhosts run as the same server meaning the
same user. (I had an idea a while back for how to support multi-user
virtual hosting via nsproxy, but it never went anywhere)
You can absolutely *not* run multiple SSL servers off one ip, and you
never will be able to with aolserver or anything else. This is because
the certificate is exchanged as part of the ssl handshake which happens
before the web server ever has a chance to see it and respond to any
Re: upgrading - awww, with 4.5.1 just freshly released, doesn't that
just make you *want* to upgrade? :)
Janine Sisk wrote:
I'm considering moving from owning my own hardware to hosting everything
with Amazon. It has many advantages, but one huge drawback - each
virtual server can only have one external IP address.
I've never tried to use AOLserver's virtual hosting; at one time it was
said to be less than reliable, and I've never revisited it. We've
always had enough IP addresses that every site could have one of their
very own. But that's not going to be the case if I make this change;
virtual servers aren't cheap enough that I can set one up for every
site, they're still going to have to be roommates.
So my question - what is the latest in virtual hosting? Can I actually
run multiple sites off of one IP address these days? What about SSL?
I'm still using version 4.0.10 - haven't had any need to upgrade. I can
upgrade if necessary to deal with this, though I'd rather not introduce
that variable at this particular point in time.
Thanks in advance,
AOLserver - http://www.aolserver.com/
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