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I have added 2 virtual hosts to my apache2 conf file as below:

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/html/site1

<VirtualHost *:80>
    DocumentRoot /var/www/html/site2

I then got the error after restarting apache i get:

[warn] default VirtualHost overlap on port 80, the first has precedence

Searched google and they said to uncomment the line below, so I did:

NameVirtualHost *:80

Restart, and now I don't get the error, but both sites go to the first site.

running Centos5. How do I fix this problem?

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You definitely want NameVirtualHost uncommented. That tells your server to server different virtual hosts based on the Doman Names used to reach it. That's why you see all requests go to the first site when it's removed.

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Yea, I have done that and it still doesn't work. – David Dec 17 '09 at 14:04
Does it not properly serve up even with it? It really looks like your warning is just stating that your first VirtualHost is the default site for unmatched names. Which is essentially just how Virtual Hosts work. – Christopher Karel Dec 17 '09 at 14:08
After uncommented that line, i don't get a warning and both sites still go to site1 – David Dec 17 '09 at 14:25
Is it possible that your browser has just cached the content from site1 under site2's domain? Try clearing your cache or doing a proper refresh. (ctrl+F5) – Christopher Karel Dec 17 '09 at 16:07

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