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Very strange. I am on media temple dv, and for some reason when I go to a subdomain that doesn't exist for any of my sites it redirects to another site.

Is there a way for me to correct this in plesk? (or Mediatemple)? Really would like things to just 404 if they don't exist. It's embarassing when someone gives a typo for one of the subdomains and the website they get is totally unrelated.

Cheers!

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Sounds like MT are doing something dodgy. Contact their support and tell 'em to knock it off. –  womble Jul 28 '12 at 7:07
    
I'm troubleshooting the same issue. Have you discovered a solution yet? Will post if I find one. –  kscotbarr Jul 30 '12 at 20:00
    
Do you have wildcard subdomain (*.subdomain.com) configured maybe? –  Sergey L Aug 15 '12 at 5:10
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Sounds like the DNS server that is authoritative for your domain, is configured to redirect web traffic to non-existing web servers (subdomain) to some sort of default webpage (i.e. address)

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