Cannot get apache to run ... sigh

I've followed the instructions here: … stallation"> to the letter, and I keep getting this error when I try to start apache:

Starting httpd: Syntax error on line 1 of /etc/httpd/conf/httpd_vhosts.conf:

Invalid command '/home/myusername/public_html', perhaps misspelled or defined by a module not included in the server configuration

Does anybody know what module I might have to load? I'm running CentOS 5.2 and I have followed the instructions in the wiki exactly 1-5.21 then on to the apache installation.

Thanks in advance for any help.

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The article in the Linode Library is more up to date than the wiki, at this point, and is a bit simplier in terms of its approach. You can find that guide here:

I can't be sure without seeing more of your httpd_vhosts.conf file, but unless you have an unusual configuration you don't need additional modules to get virtual hosting to work with Apache.



I got it, finally. Thanks for the quick reply.


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