i'm making a apache web server with two virtual host, i have a DNS Server caching-only on my other centos 6 minimal VM, the IP Address of my Apache Server is, when i try to browse that IP Address( on my test VM Windows XP, it display the content of the "index.html", but when i try to browse with the domain name, "http://domain1.com", "the connection has timed out".. same result when i try with my "domain2.com", it just the when i browse "", it doesn't display the content of my domain2 file..

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /home/demo/public_html/domain1.com/public
ServerName domain1.com
ServerAlias www.domain1.com
ErrorLog /home/demo/public_html/domain1.com/log/error.log
CustomLog /home/demo/public_html/domain1.com/log/access.log common

<VirtualHost *:80>
DocumentRoot /home/demo/public_html/domain2.com/public
ServerName domain2.com
ServerAlias www.domain2.com
ErrorLog /home/demo/public_html/domain2.com/log/error.log
CustomLog /home/demo/public_html/domain2.com/log/access.log common

is there something to do with DNS Server Records, Zone File, CNAME?? i don't much knowledge with these stuff, I am new with this kind of stuff.. thanks

  • from your client try ping domain1.com and domain2.com – c4f4t0r Jun 23 '15 at 6:57
  • could not find host domain1.com/domain2.com, i there something to do with my DNS Server Record? – Kelvin Jun 23 '15 at 7:08

For local (without entry in global DNS) web, use HOSTS file entry to translate domain1.com and domain2.com to

  • i've tried this many times, but it doesn't work with my situation, do i need to configure my DNS Server, like A Record or CNAME, Zone File..? – Kelvin Jun 23 '15 at 7:11
  • Can you please explain the problems with using HOSTS file in your case? – Wapac Jun 23 '15 at 7:13
  • i try this, domain1.com on HOSTS file, and restart my apache.. and browse the domain1.com, well, it didn't resolve the domain name.. is there something i can do wit my DNS Server, to recognize the domain names? – Kelvin Jun 23 '15 at 7:27
  • Does ping domain1.com works after you change your HOSTS file? There is no need to restart the Apache server after that change. – Wapac Jun 23 '15 at 7:54
  • Destination Net Unreachable. – Kelvin Jun 23 '15 at 8:00

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