hostnames and interfaces

Michael K. Smith mksmith at
Fri Nov 21 14:28:04 PST 2003

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On Nov 20, 2003, at 5:42 PM, Marty Landman wrote:

> At 08:17 PM 11/20/2003, paul van den bergen wrote:
>> to expand on this, there is a potential many to many relationship 
>> here between
>> host names and IP addresses (strickly speaking that is what dns etc 
>> sees?)
>> how dose BSD define this? how does one define this using BSD?
> Hey, sounds like you understand things so well you see the void in the 
> forest. As a newbie I'm still just trying to keep my head from 
> twisting off at long enough intervals to define some of the questions. 
> Like, given I have 5 boxes - 1 fbsd 4 windoz though maybe that 
> proportion will change in a time :) - and each has their own ip adr 
> and I have two apaches installed does that mean I can setup a max of 5 
> different domain level websites on my intranet? Or 10? Or infinite 
> (well, this is reality I hope so...)

This is more of an Apache question than a FreeBSD question.  Apache 
allows you to set up virtual hosts on a per-IP basis or with many hosts 
using a single IP address.  So, you are only limited in hosts to the 
restrictions of your hardware and installation of Apache.

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