Ubuntu Domain Server
Chan Chung Hang Christopher
christopher.chan at bradbury.edu.hk
Sat Oct 31 15:07:55 UTC 2009
> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 19:28, Derek Broughton <derek at pointerstop.ca> wrote:
>> As for whether they'll understand - that's what the tool is for, to make it
>> _possible_ for them to understand. The people you would aim such a tool at
>> certainly don't have a clue about virtual hosts, but they do know that
>> they're running multiple domains and can't figure out how to make them both
>> listen on port 80.
> This is something I ran into. I didn't care to figure out how to
> configure virtual hosts, so I just created a small PHP script that
> redirects a visitor to the correct subdirectory depending on the host
> name. Ugly, but it works. If I'd have to set it up now, I'd use
You, however, knew that you wanted to do but not necessarily how to
enable it in apache. Writing a php script probably means you know how to
keep it secure too.
That is way different from the uninitiated being given a powertool and
left to their devices although not every GUI will prove to be a 'powertool'.
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