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We've got site at a subdomain ( and previous version of the site at the root ( The previous version is a WordPress network with wildcard subdomains. The static subdomain was created in Plesk 10 and works fine (we've got a zzz-wildcard.conf file with the verified correct settings).

Our problem right now, and it's a silly one, is that some site users are attempting to access the subdomain through, which rather than redirecting to, is intercepted by

How should we setup our server to intercept this request and route it to the correct location?

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Why do not you use a "sub-wildcard-subdomain"?


That should do the trick

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Hmm...will give that a try. We've added CNAME with no luck – ToddSmithSalter Apr 19 '13 at 20:43
Nope, that definitely didn't work. The WordPress multisite still intercepts the request. – ToddSmithSalter Apr 19 '13 at 20:50
So why not a ServerAlias or a Redirect Permant – maxxvw Apr 20 '13 at 18:27

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