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I need to point two domain names to one server. It is an Apache Linux server.

I understand that I can create two A records in the DNS pointing to the same IP. But how do I configure the Apache server, mail server, etc.?

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postfix.org/VIRTUAL_README.html –  mailq Nov 1 '11 at 9:33

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In your DNS, point both domains to the same IP.

In httpd.conf add a ServerAlias directive for that domain:

<VirtualHost *:80>
ServerName domain1.com
ServerAlias domain2.com
# ...
</VirtualHost>

(You may need to look in another file if httpd.conf has any includes in it.)

Then restart Apache:

service httpd restart

For details on configuring Apache name-based hosts look at:
httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/vhosts/name-based.html

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