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I would like to use the the subdomain as my DocumentRoot folder 

Goes to


However I do not want to add a new entry for every subdomain



Goes to


Where * is any alphanum string

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up vote 6 down vote accepted

VirtualDocumentRoot should do it.

<VirtualHost *:80>
    ServerName placeholdername
    ServerAlias *
    VirtualDocumentRoot /var/www/%1
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