IP assignment for virtual webhosting
Miquel van Smoorenburg
Thu May 11 17:04:27 CEST 2000
According to henning.brauer at bsmail.de: > Yes, that exactly the way we do it. If I imagine the power needed to > implement this its nearly impossible to reimpleent for ONLY name-based > Virtual Hosts. Add an apache log module that measures the actual bytes sent out (file size + HTTP headers) - accounting problem solved. > And if you think of Bandwith management - i don't see any > way to do this on an per name-basis, only per ip (and service) is possible > as far as I know. To use Bandwidth mangement on named vhosts-basis, you > would have to read out the FULL ip-header and service-specific headers on > the router...i think this is not possible without enormous CPU-power and > would give high delays on the router. Use the Apache module mod_bandwidth, or something similar. People tend to buy and install enormous amounts of hardware, solving problems by adding more boxes. While fixing the software is simpler, easier and faster. Mike.
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