How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts

The Apache web server breaks its functionality and components into individual units that can be customized and configured independently. The basic unit that describes an individual site or domain is called a virtual host.

These designations allow the administrator to use one server to host multiple domains or sites off of a single interface or IP by using a matching mechanism.

In this guide, we will walk you through how to set up Apache virtual hosts. During this process, you’ll learn how to serve different content to different visitors depending on which domains they are requesting.





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