I'm using Plesk 11.0.9 - centOS and I'd like to change the vhost.conf file for a subdomain, but the path I'm using seem to be wrong :
Is it the right path ?
It should be the correct path. The content you put there will be included into autogenerated config file of Plesk. If you need to change config rather than to add/override anything there, you'll have to change templates used for config generation. More information can be found in Virtual Host Configuration chapter of Plesk docs
The chapter mentions a different approach. It should not be:
Both solutions did not work for me. There is no hint which domain to reconfigure then - domain or subdomain.
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