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[nycphp-talk] Apcahe and Virtual Hosts Directives Maximum

Hans Zaunere hans at nyphp.org
Mon Aug 11 12:47:06 EDT 2003



pswebcode, nyc wrote:

> I've got a server setting where there are about 40 different domain names 
> pointed to a single instance of apache
> 
> I'm wondering if anyone has any experience with how many VirtualHosts
> directives 
> are reasonable within the httpd.conf file before apache may experience a
> performance hit.

Hundreds... or more.

> Or is this processing very trivial? Do I have any reason to be concerned on
> this issue?

Negative.  There's even a module to make working with large numbers of vhosts easier:

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/vhosts/mass.html

H




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