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Can someone tell me what httpd.conf settings I need to acomplish this?

When in browser I access http://IP I want to show: /var/www/html/ And when I access http://domain I want to show /var/www/html/_domains/domain

But I don't know how the (or whatever option) should look like, the http://IP keeps showing the domains directory rather than the html root.

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Use 'NameVirtualHost' on the IP address. Then, for the two individual configurations, use a VirtualHost that precisely matches the IP, and a ServerName specifying the server's name. For the access by IP address, the server name is the IP address.

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I did a NameVirtualHost IP:port then two VirtualHost; in first the address and ServerName is site.com; and in second, address and ServerName is the IP. It works but I am confused, I was expecting it to work cleaner without specifying exact IP, just by associating a domain to a folder, and all other requests go to document root, without mentioning any IP. Is that possible? –  adrianTNT Nov 12 '11 at 1:09
    
If you do that, and anything is wrong with DNS when Apache starts up, Apache will misconfigure itself. –  David Schwartz Nov 12 '11 at 1:14
    
Sorry, you mean it would be bad not to specify IP? Or all setup I mentioned? –  adrianTNT Nov 12 '11 at 1:21
    
You would be relying on the server to use DNS to find the IP. If that failed for some reason, the server couldn't configure itself. –  David Schwartz Nov 12 '11 at 1:24
    
Thank you for your help. –  adrianTNT Nov 12 '11 at 10:47

If you are using nginx, I would say to have two server blocks, and give the IP-based one an arbitrary name but set the default keyword like so:

listen 80 default;

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