In the Domain Name System (DNS) hierarchy, a subdomain is a domain that is part of a larger domain.[1]

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Hostname or subdomain? [duplicate]

I understand that, in the direction "webmail.chemistry.iit.edu", "chemistry" is a subdomain and "webmail" the hostname. Then, why in "mail.google.com", according to Google's documentation, is "mail" a ...
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My registrar is OVH, my hosting is AlwaysData, how do I configure the DNS?

I own at OVH: xxx.mydomain.com I want it as an alias for: yyy.alwaysdata.net How do I proceed? In the end, I want all requests to : xxx.mydomain.com/whatever returning the same as: ...
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Configuring the domain for a server: hostname vs. subdomain / should the hostname be in DNS?

I'm inexperienced with server administration and in the process of learning how to properly assign a domain name to a server. I'm trying to figure out if I should enter the server's hostname into the ...
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htaccess subdomain Redirect issue

I am trying to build a wordpress site with mobile. I have set the sub-domain in httpd.conf and htaccess. now i add some custom search in a e:\wp\custom\ folder, another mobile custom search in ...
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Nginx subdomain proxypass

I want to redirect non-ssl traffic to ssl for all subdomains. I want to keep the subdomain the same. I want to specify a different proxy_pass for staging.foo.com. I only have 3 things going right now ...
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Munin in a subdomain using Apache Virtual Host

I'm trying to install Munin in my server and configure the web interface to work in a subdomain. I've configured the subdomain stats.mysite.com and created the file ...
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apache httpd.conf subdomain setting cause 500

I am trying to adding a subdomain for my mobile site. But when I add below code into my httpd.conf, i could open m.domain.com in my browser, but failed all www.domain.com with 500 Internal Server ...
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How to manage cname, MX and Azure

I am hosting my domain at 1&1 and have a VM and a mobile service in Azure. Currently I have set a cname to xxx.cloudapp.net. Now I want to create a subdomain for my Azure mobile service (something ...
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Subdomain on local machine using apache

On my local network, I have a server that goes by the name of telly, and can be connected with locally on http://telly. I am trying to set up a subdomain on that machine, say sub. I have added a ...
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CentOS 6 & Apache2.2 VHost Configurations

I have a personal VPS configured to host two domains that I purchased, I managed to configure Apache correctly and get both domains able to point to their own directories and show correctly. I want ...
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Recognize subdomain alias

I have Debian virtual server on some sub-domain (for example subdomain.domain.com) and i have alias for this sub-domain (for example alias.domain.com), of course when I use both of this sub-domains ...
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apache2 sites-enabled order, specify subdomains/domains configuration

I will start with describing what I want to achieve. First of all I have one main domain which is xxx.pl, a domain has 4 subdomains 000.xxx.pl, 111.xxx.pl, 222.xxx.pl, 333.xxx.pl. Also I have another ...
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nginx: redirecting only 'www' subdomain to main domain?

Update: April 20th 2013, Still no solution found, please help Looking at my nginx config, the only like that could be the culprit is this: server { listen 80; listen [::]:80 ...
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Redirect invalid subdomain request to proper location

We've got site at a subdomain (new.example.com) and previous version of the site at the root (example.com). The previous version is a WordPress network with wildcard subdomains. The static subdomain ...
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preventing “invalid security certificate” (ssl_error_bad_cert_domain) when using a subdomain forwarded to a dynamic dns domain name

I've been looking around in Google and so far have not found a page that addresses my situation, which is weird because I'm sure it's been attempted thousands, if not millions, of times before. I ...
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Wildcard on DocumentRoot for virtualhost

i use this config in apache2 for wildcard subdomain and works good : <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/ ServerName sumdomains.example.com ServerAlias *.example.com RewriteEngine ...
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How to setup Apache subdomain to point to a virtual machine web server

I am trying to solve a problem, with a Linux server work as host, while qemu guest will have another server intended for subdomain. The guest server is bridged correctly with the host server. The ...
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How to setup qemu as a server with different subdomain on a host server? [closed]

I am trying to solve a problem, with a Linux server work as host, while qemu guest will have another server intended for subdomain. I tried to make the host to access the guest server. And I read ...
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Cannot Ping or Resolve DNS Internally; Externally works fine

I have an issue where I cannot seem to access a subdomain from within the same server: I can ping, nslookup, etc subdomian.domain.com externally, but from within the server where subdomain.domain.com ...
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Change port and host using .htaccess

I am trying to use mod_rewrite to basically port forward a port on a subdomain to another port on another IP. Like this: sub.website.com:2000 --> 123.45.67.891:3000 How could this be ...
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Subdomain not linking with folder

The subdomain is working and connecting to my website but linking to the root and no the folder I thought I was linking to. <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot /var/www/html/backend ServerName ...
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DNS zone file for subdomain, query returns host not found 5(REFUSED)

I'm trying to setup subdomains on my DNS server running Yadifa 1.0.2 on Ubuntu 12.10 64bit but can't get it to work. in my yadifad.conf, my zone looks like this <zone> type ...
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Adding cname without putting the subdomain

I want to point www.example.com or example.com to abc.example2.com. In my cname zone settings for example.com, I have added a cname as follows: name: www.example.com type: cname value: ...
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configure subdomain for node.js

I got ubuntu server with express node.js web site. I allready can request it: by ip: like that: http://11.22.334.44 and by domain: like that: http://my-domain.com I want to configure to request ...
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Apache mass subdomain hosting

I want to offer custom subdomains for my customers. I can add virtual host configuration for each subdomain but it gets a overwhelming job as the number of users increase. What I currently use is ...
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Subdomains direct to different web servers behind single public IP address

I have two separate web servers with two different internal IP addresses on a network with only one public IP address. One is Windows Small Business Server 2011 and the other is a new e-mail ...
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Creating sub-sub-domain on Amazon Route 53 [duplicate]

I'm trying to get my development environment as such: dev.domain.com dev.admin.domain.com qa.domain.com qa.admin.domain.com I've created them just like I would create a sub-domain on the Route 53 ...
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Running several name-based web sites on a single IP address

I have a public IP address and a domain name and they are properly binded. How can i create subdomains? I'm doing this to make a subdomain www.sub1.exaple.com runs ASP.NET 4.0 while the other ...
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Proxy for accessing multiple domains on the same IP

I would like to host multiple websites inside my server, and have access using subdomains. For example wiki.host.com points to one site, www.host.com to another etc. It works well locally, because I ...
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Subdomain Redirection Not Working

So, I want to create a subdomain for each client like: user1.mydomain.com -> mydomain.com/users/user1 or at least user1.mydomain.com -> mydomain.com and I can grab the user1 part with php. ...
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Mapping subdomain to a virtual machine

I Have one dedicated server running Windows Server 2012 with one public IP. This server is hosting a Linux virtual machine. Is it possible to point example.com to the Windows host and route all ...
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Server 2012 DNS forwarding - core.company.com

Folks: I'm moving from an old SBS2003 network to Server 2012, and thought I'd take the opportunity to have a spring clean by creating an entirely new AD. My old domain was mycompany.local, however it ...
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Nginx proxy by alphabet

I have three VPS servers, each one has its own ip address. The Server One is supposed to be a proxy server, which will be listen for domain.com and *.domain.com. Is it possible to configure that ...
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How to use external DNS Forwarders when Forward Lookup Zone doesn't contain requested subdomain

Using Windows 2008 R2 DNS: We have a Forward Lookup Zone: somerealdomain.com us-wil | A | 10.10.0.1 us-chi | A | 10.10.0.2 us-day | A | 10.10.0.3 us-sea | ...
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Subdomain NameServers to control fourth level domains using Route53?

We have external service that we have no control of, and it is on client side. But we need some subdomains and flexibility there, and process of making them to do work - is huge pain. So we need ...
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Map a url to a subdomain (NGINX)

I know this question has been asked before on SO but I'm having trouble replicating it on my server. What I'm trying to do is when the user goes to medicine.example.com, the subdomain should be ...
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nginx, gitlab, subdomain

I have installed gitlab on an ubuntu ( 12.04 ) virtual machine in virtual box, on my NAS (on Windows 7) The hostname of this machine is vubuntu. My router ( tomato v1.28 ) is configured to use the ...
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Need to know how to route non 80 port to a sub domain

I have my domain hosted in my own server. There are two applications running on my server that are accessible via example.com (IIS on port 80) and example.com:8080 (Tomcat on port 8080). Now I would ...
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Subdomains not taking effect CentOS

Hey I'm using webmin to manage the apache server on my CentOS box and I'm trying to set my subdomains to a different directory. However the subdomain and the actual domain both go to the exact same ...
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Is a wildcard DNS record bad practice?

I asked my hoster to add three subdomains all pointing to the IP of the A record. It seems he simply added a wildcard DNS record because any random subdomain resolves to my IP now. This is OK for me ...
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One domain, two hosts, multiple subdomains on second host

So here's the deal: 1 domain (example.com) 2 shared hosting plans (for each, all domains and subdomains have the same IP address) I've already set up sub1.example.com to point to the IP (using A) ...
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ISPCONFIG subdomain with A Record

I would like to know if I'm doing things right. I'm pointing a domain to my webserver ip using an A Record. Everything like a charme, but now I need to add a subdomain. I did it under ISPCONFIG, but ...
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Apache, serving a subdomain from a different directory than webroot

I'm trying to serve two projects, separately, from a shared directory on an Ubuntu server via Apache. The directory of the whole kit and kaboodle looks something like: /project /api /app Now, ...
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can I add a subdomain through my web host if the domain is hosted through another registrar [closed]

I have a domain that is registered through a registrar to whom I don't have access. I want to create a subdomain through the hosting environment, to which I do have access. Is this possible?
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Nginx subdomain configuration not working

I'm trying to add a subdomain to my nginx server, and can't seem to get it working. Here's the config file for my primary server: server { listen 80; server_name ...
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Name server on subdomain behind Amazon Route 53

I have a linode server with a name server running on it. I have my domain: example.com registered through GoDaddy. And the name servers set to Amazons, I am using Amazon Route 53 to manage it. I want ...
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Multiple VirtualHosts files for subdomains in apache2

I'm new with apache2 and virtualHosts and all these things, I'm trying to set multiple subdomains, each in one file. For example, I'll have quentin-dommerc.com file in site-available : ...
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Azure Websites WAWS and several subdomains

I have a website mysite.azurewebsites.net and a domain mydomain.com Linking mydomain.com to the website succeded. I added a DNS entry A record and the awverify.mydomain.com CNAME to ...
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Configuring Apache subdomain for Redmine

I have a server called DEV01.intranet where I have installed Redmine. I managed to configure a subdomain redmine.dev01.intranet, which is working now, but when I go to dev01.intranet alone it shows ...
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How can I configure BIND to serve zone with single server

I can't configure BIND to resolve example.org with it sub-domains. I have local network with single server (LAN IP ADDRESS L.L.L.L and WAN: W.W.W.W) with NGINX, configured for several virtual ...