Glenn Kelley on 3 May 2009 19:08:39 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] VIrtual Servers on Single IP

Check out ProxMox VE

it is a very nice and easy openvz solution - also does kvm right out  
of the box.
doing reverse proxy is an easy solution as well.

Kind Regards
On May 3, 2009, at 4:48 PM, Malcolm J Harwood wrote:

> On Sunday 03 May 2009, Casey Bralla wrote:
>> I have a single static IP which I use for multiple web pages on  
>> multiple
>> domains.   Apache makes this process very simple and painless; all  
>> web
>> traffic hits Apache, which then decides which web domain was really  
>> wanted.
>> However, I'd like to allow each web customer be able to run their own
>> virtual machine on my server, and am wondering how I can split the  
>> traffic
>> to separate web pages (with the same public IP) to the separate  
>> virtual
>> machines on the same physical server.
>> Anybody have any ideas or know of a good How-To for this?
> Set up a reverse proxy on your common IP that redirects to the  
> internal IPs of
> the virtual machines? This is a common load balancing technique,  
> usually for
> when you have a heavy duty backend process and don't want to tie up
> processes/threads for sending out the data once it's produced.  
> (Standard
> procedure with mod_perl and java/tomcat backends).
> Apache even has a module for it
> (, and a quick  
> google
> search turns up a good number of howtos.
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