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Wildcard DNS and subdomains

I'm trying to create a domain alias, but I don't really know how to do this. I want all trafic on all ports and all subdomains to be redirected to another domain at the same port with the same subdomain (so any becomes

Is this possible, and what is the best way to do this? I have full dns and root access to my server, if that's needed.

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So then make the A record of point to the IP given as A record of

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I have 1 IP for multiple addresses so than I probably need to configure my server some more? And doesn't an A record only directs 1 subdomain? – Tiddo Sep 21 '11 at 20:48
@Tiddo Yes. But where is the problem? Give every subdomain one IP. You can use your IP multiple times. – mailq Sep 21 '11 at 20:56
I don't really know what exactly to configure. Is it enough to add a domain alias in the vhost config file? And I don't want or have each subdomain in my dns. Moreover, the alias domain doesn't 'know' which subdomains the original domain has. Can't I use a wildcard or something like that? Sorry if this is a dumb question but I'm not really a server expert. – Tiddo Sep 21 '11 at 21:16
@Tiddo Yes you can. For all questions. – mailq Sep 21 '11 at 21:19
Ok. Thank you!! – Tiddo Sep 21 '11 at 21:32

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