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I have defined 2 Virtual Hosts in Apache:


<VirtualHost *:8080>


    DocumentRoot /var/www/site1/www



<VirtualHost *:8080>


    DocumentRoot /var/www/site2/www


After enabling them, I try to restart apache and I get this error:

* Restarting web server apache2
[Fri Feb 14 17:06:15 2014] [warn] _default_ VirtualHost overlap on port 8080,
the first has precedence
 ... waiting .
[Fri Feb 14 17:06:17 2014] [warn] _default_ VirtualHost overlap on port 8080,
the first has precedence

I thought that as long as I had the directives ServerName with different domains, I could have several sites in my Apache installation. Did I miss anything?

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closed as off-topic by Chris S Feb 14 '14 at 22:23

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Please at least glance at the official documentation before asking questions that are answered in the first few paragraphs under "Name-based Virtual Host Support". – Chris S Feb 14 '14 at 22:23
up vote 4 down vote accepted

You also need NameVirtualHost *:8080


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Now the URLs are working, but when I restart Apache2, I get this warning: NameVirtualHost *:8080 has no VirtualHosts. Why is that? Can I get rid of it? – Dbugger Feb 14 '14 at 22:21
@Dbugger: read the documentation on Listen and <VirtualHost> – Iain Feb 14 '14 at 22:25

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