Examples of name-based virtual hosting
In this example, we'll set up name-based virtual hosting in our Tomcat installation.
As a first step, edit your
hosts file to add the following lines. You may need to ensure that your user account has the appropriate privileges to edit this file.
127.0.0.1 www.localswengsol.com 127.0.0.1 localswengsol.com 127.0.0.1 www.localswengsol-2.com
This ensures that when you type in one of these domain names, your DNS resolver will return the same IP address, in this case, the loopback address for your local host.
Start up your Tomcat server, and navigate to either
http://www.localswengsol.com:8080/devguide. Both URLs should now take you to our familiar
devguide web application's ...