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From Benjamin <benja...@netyantra.com>
Subject [users@httpd] conditonal listen???
Date Thu, 10 Mar 2005 09:51:46 GMT

Hello ppl,

I intend to run apache httpd, on a server, which creates an alias(when 
it is up),  on the default port 80.
When the server is down, I still want httpd to run but on a different 
port. I can do that, again with the port/Listen directive.

My problem is the IP.
When the server is UP, I want apache to listen on the alias that i created.
But if the alias duznt exist, I want it to listen on INADDR_ANY.

I tried putting in both the IPs, viz, the alias and INADDR_ANY(in fact, 
also tried an actual IP on the machine) in two Listen directives.
If the alias exists, apache duz start the httpd.
But if it duznt, it simply exits, giving a bind error:
Cannot assign requested address: make_sock: could not bind to address 
<alias IP>.

Is there any way to tell apache to check the existence of the IP, if not 
do something else.

Any ideas anyone?

-- 

Benjamin Jacob.

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