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This is what I just found by test,

but I don't see any such information on default behavior of apache's virtual host.

Can someone confirm or deny this?

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Yes. For this reason, some distributions (Ubuntu is a good example) name the default config file 000-default.

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Can you provide a reference link?I don't find any document on this yet... – apache May 23 '10 at 14:45
1 "If no matching virtual host is found, then the first listed virtual host that matches the IP address will be used." – ceejayoz May 23 '10 at 15:52

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