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Configuring Server environments > Configuring Virtual Hosts

Configuring Virtual Hosts

You use virtual hosting to define multiple hostnames for a server or cluster to use. You can use DNS to specify multiple hostnames that map to a single IP address of WebLogic Server. You then designate which virtual host will serve the various web applications. The key here is that, as far as the browser is concerned, it doesn't see the individual machines that are behind the firewall or in the cluster; it sees the “virtual host” that hosts the application. Virtual hosting thus enables you to maintain multiple hosts on a single machine. Especially in a clustered environment, virtual hosts are useful for load balancing purposes. You can avail yourself of many more configuration possibilities by setting up virtual hosts. There's no limit on ....


  

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