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Can't find vhost file

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by umar_hyve, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. umar_hyve

    umar_hyve Registered

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    We want to install ssl certificate on our website and we need to make dns change. We cant afford
    down time. We were just thinking if its possible to edit a vhost file on centos which might help keeps the site up and running meanwhile dns settings propagate on the internet, i.e; Can we have two ip's configured at the same time in vhost file for a website.

    Can anyone help in this regard? Thanks

    Muhammad Umar Hanif
    Systems Engineer
    #1 umar_hyve, Sep 10, 2012
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2012
  2. cPanelTristan

    cPanelTristan Quality Assurance Analyst
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    Hello Muhammad,

    You cannot manually change the Apache virtualhost entries in /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf file, because those changes will be wiped upon Apache recompile (/scripts/easyapache) or rebuild (/scripts/rebuildhttpdconf).

    Additionally, editing /var/cpanel/userdata/username/ file (where username is the cPanel username and is the domain name) for the file that is used to build the VirtualHost does not accept two IPs in the "ip: IP#" line.

    You might need to remove the virtualhost entry in /var/cpanel/userdata/username/ location by moving the file to /root/, and create an include at /usr/local/apache/conf/includes/post_virtualhost_global.conf location instead to have the IPs as you'd like it to be bound. After making any such changes, you'll need to do the following:

    cp /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf /usr/local/apache/conf/httpd.conf.bak120911
    /etc/init.d/httpd restart
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