Would you like to learn how to install Apache and configure multiple Websites on a computer running Ubuntu Linux? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to use the Virtualhost feature to configure multiple Websites on the same Apache server.

• Ubuntu 18
• Ubuntu 19
• Ubuntu 20
• Apache 2.4.41

In our example, the IP address of the Apache server is

In our example, we are going to create the website: WWW.GAMEKING.TIPS.

Equipment list

The following section presents the list of equipment used to create this tutorial.

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Apache Virtualhost - DNS configuration

Access the GODADDY website and purchase a DNS domain.

In our example, we purchased a domain named:

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You can use any website to purchase a DNS domain, GoDaddy is just my personal choice.

Create a DNS entry pointing your website to the computer running Apache.

In our example, we created a DNS entry pointing WWW.GAMEKING.TIPS to


Use the NSLOOKUP command to test your DNS configuration.

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Here is the command output.

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Congratulations! You have finished the required DNS configuration.

Tutorial Apache - Virtualhost configuration

Install the Apache server.

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Enable Apache module named: Mod_rewrite.

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Edit the Apache configuration file.

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Add the following lines at the end of this file.

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Create directories to store the new website files and logs.

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The website files will be stored inside the following directory:

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The website logs will be stored inside the following directory:

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Create an Apache configuration file for the new website.

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Here is the file with our configuration.

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Enable the new website.

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Restart the Apache service.

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Open your browser and try to access the HTTP version of the website.

In our example, the following URL was entered in the Browser:

• http://www.gameking.tips

Apache - Lets encrypt

You have finished the virtual host configuration on the Apache server.