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chrisss
post Nov 15 2002, 08:08 AM
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Ive been trying to set up a namevirtualhost just as a project running on my own computer, ive altered my hosts file which
looks like this
127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost
127.0.0.1 www.peta.com.au

then i added to the httpd.conf

NameVirtualHost 127.0.0.1
<VirtualHost 127.0.0.1>
ServerName www.peta.com.au
DocumentRoot /home/peta/web
<Directory /home/peta/web>
Order allow, deny
Allow from all
</Directory>
</VirtualHost>

I have an index file in the above document root.

When i type in the address into the browser i get an error msg
saying i dont have permission to access /

it dont seem to matter where i define the document root for the virtual host
...i always get the same message.. plus defining a namevirtual host seems to
stop me accessing any file ...i get the same msg even for the localhost but
soon as i comment out the namevirtualhost directives the localhost works
fine.


thanks chris
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chrisw
post Nov 15 2002, 09:10 AM
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you cant use 127.0.0.1 as a name virtual host ip address

how is this server connected to the internet...behind a firewall by itself
on the internet or is it behind a router?


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