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Drupal 7 Multi-sites Configuration by Matt Butcher

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Domain names and IP addresses

The first thing we need to be able to do is correctly correlate the many sites in a multi-site configuration so that each site is accessible separately. Largely, we are concerned with the process of mapping multiple domain names to a single server. Chances are, if you've ever run a website before you will be familiar at least in part, with the concepts here, but to make sure we're off to a solid start, I will give a very brief explanation of how domain names need to be configured, and how they are related to an IP address. But the process of configuring a TCP/IP stack varies from environment to environment. Here we will only look at configuring host names through a system's hosts file—a file resident on the operating ...

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