[Setup] Apache sites with Zope sites

Ricardo Newbery ric at digitalmarbles.com
Tue Mar 17 00:10:55 UTC 2009

On Mar 16, 2009, at 3:48 PM, cawb wrote:

> I should probably ask this question in an Apache group, but I cannot  
> get my
> head around the following scenario based on any of the examples I  
> have found
> so far.  I want to host a mixture of sites on a single server using  
> apache
> for some and plone for others.
> Let's say:
>    abc.tld and xyz.tld via zope
>    example.tld and simple.tld via apache
> I've got apache installed and working.  I've got zope installed and  
> working.
> I create a file called zope.conf in /etc/httpd/conf.d and place the
> following in it.
> RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} ^www.abc.tld$
> ServerName www.abc.tld
> RewriteRule ^/(.*) \
> http://localhost:8080/VirtualHostBase/http/%{SERVER_NAME}:80/ 
> abcplonesite/VirtualHostRoot/$1
> [L,P]
> This correctly maps incoming requests to my plone site.
> Now, I want to mix this with
> <VirtualHost example.tld:80>
> ServerName www.example.tld
> DocumentRoot /home/user/example
> </VirtualHost>
> but as soon as I do, all sites are served from apache, not zope.
> I have tried wrapping the zope rewrites into individual virtual host  
> tags
> and received warnings.

This is the most common approach.  Put all your sites, Zope and  
static, inside individual VirtualHost containers.  You don't describe  
what warnings you get.  Do you have a NameVirtualHost directive before  
the VirtualHost container?

NameVirtualHost <ip address>:80


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