Re: Running Multiple Instance of Apache on One Server/Different Ports

From: Ulric Eriksson (
Date: Sun Jun 16 2002 - 01:50:26 CEST

On Sat, 15 Jun 2002, Rob Keown wrote:

> We have an application were we are using Apache 1.3X on FreeBSD Servers. We
> are handling a large load of traffic (4-5 million page views a day). We have
> two servers, each running 4 instances of Apache on different ports. Would
> PEN be able to handle balancing to Apache running on different ports in the
> same box (same IP, different ports)?

Certainly. Just list all IP:port combinations on the command line:

pen myip:80 server1:80 server1:81 server1:82 server1:83 server2:80 ...

See the howto for the pitfalls in running the webserver on a different
port, but you're probably already aware of them since this is the
configuration you are currently using.


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