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

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CNAME records query [closed]

I have a control panel with Enta which lets me mess with my DNS settings. So I have added a CNAME record to point to an IP address. Assume my website is called: www.example.com I have added a ...
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Relation between server_name in nginx sites-available, /etc/hosts file and A-records

I have the following two server-blocks in my config-file in sites-available: server { listen 80; server_name www.mydomain.be; root /usr/share/nginx/html; index index.html ...
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Setting subdomains to multiple computers for Remote Desktop/VNC [closed]

I have some computers set up at home and would like to be able to access them from anywhere. I have achieved this by forwarding ports accordingly: public | computer | private | Details 5001 | ...
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Subdomain Configuration on Ubuntu nginx Server

First of all, I'm sorry for my bad English. I'll try to explain my aim as much as possible. I'm using a 2 Core and 2 GB memory VPS with 1 dedicated ip address from Digital Ocean for my project. I'm ...
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Why my website is not accessible with the www prefix

I know this is an old, and "amateur" question but I see myself in the need of making this question since I truly don't know whats going on. My website is not accessible with the www prefix... ...
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Setting up a subdomain in apache

So, I have two web applications on one server. I have a main one which is served when the regular domain is used, but I want a subdomain to point to the other app. I have set up virtual hosts in the ...
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IIS Config 2 Apps 2 SubDomains

I have 2 ASP.Net Applications, and I want to publish each of them to a subdomain. First domain app.mycompany.com and the other app2.mycompany.com How can I config the IIS to do that? I am absolute ...
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How can I persuade a wordpress bitnami module to operate on a subdomain?

So I have bitnami's LAMP stack running, and I have a wordpress module installed within it. I want my wordpress installation to live at blog.example.com, and any wordpress links to remain under ...
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Under what circumstances would two identical subdomains on the same server behave differently?

I have two subdomains in the same parent folder on the same disk on the same physical server, operating under the same instance of Apache2 and all its mods. How do I know the folders are identical? ...
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Configure DNS on sub-domain for testing web site on dynamic IP

I am running a web site on a dedicate server at IP 12.34.56.78. The DNS is configured like so: * A 12.34.56.78 @ A 12.34.56.78 @ MX 10 mail.mydomain.co.uk ...
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In Nginx, how to redirect to another domain, but to also preserve the path AND the subdomain?

So, for instance, I have a domain olddomain.com and newdomain.com Here's how I want requests redirects to work: sub.olddomain.com/hello/world -> sub.newdomain.com/hello/world ...
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Should images be stored on a subdomain or subdirectory?

I'm working on a sharing app where images get stored for 24 hours. Does it bring any advantages to store them on a subdomain http://imgs.example.com instead of a subdirectory ...
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failing to receive email to subdomain from some host

I recently set up a mail server in digitalocean server with postfix & dovecot. It works nicely for the main domain : example.com I also set up a subdomain : verify.example.com Sending and ...
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Possible reasons for occasionally inaccessible domains

I'm experiencing symptoms similar to those of the other question. That is, peoples are complaining about a domain name being inaccessible. And then, it suddenly starts working after a while. But I ...
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Increased loading times when accessing site without using www subdomain

I've been running some loading time tests using tools.pingdom.com/fpt and noticed a huge difference between site.com and www.site.com Without using www. when testing the site speed, we're getting a ...
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SSH home directory per subdomain

I'm wondering if it is possible to set different home directories for the same ssh user for each subdomain. So let's say you login with ssh myuser@example.com your home directory will be: ...
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redirect all subdomains from http to https [duplicate]

I redirect all http requests for my subdomain to https by using following code. <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName subdomain.example.com Redirect 302 / https://subdomain.example.com ...
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How to setup a subdomain on nginx? [closed]

I have setup GitLab on my unbuntu ubuntu 12.04 lts server in following path /home/git/gitlab/. I am using nginx server. This is my gitlab status root@c27-76:/etc# sudo service gitlab status The ...
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Sub-domain setup doesn't work Apache 2.2.26 on Amazon EC2

I tried setting up a sub-domain for my site example.com. It doesn't seem to resolve to the proper directory. Below is my setup Main domain: example.com Subdomain: subdomain.example.com DNS records: ...
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Proxy to the same subdomain with nginx

I just bought the domain xappspot.com, and what I'd like to do is proxy request to it to appspot.com. For example: http://json-time.xappspot.com/time.json -> http://json-time.appspot.com/time.json ...
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Should engineering have its own DNS zone, delegate, or subdomain?

We have our organization's primary domain (with AD) example.com. In the past, previous admins have created several other zones - such as dmn.com, lab.example.com, dmn-geo.com etc - as well as ...
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mod_rewrite: Redirect https://example.com to https://sub.example.com [duplicate]

I have an domain example.com running on an Apache Server and I want to redirect every call to https://example.com to https://sub.example.com. I have a Virtual Host configured like this: ...
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ubuntu subdomain port forwarding

I have a ubuntu server with two docker containers. The first one is running lamp and the second container is running a blog. currently the blog is accessible on mydomain.com:82 (mydomain.com points ...
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Apache2 - Virtual hosts, directing all traffic besides set subdomains to a certain subdomain?

I am currently making use of an alternate sub-domain (besides www) that i am hosting with apache. I am struggling to understand how something works within this. I have for example, dev.test.com and ...
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Is there a maximum subdomain depth?

Is there a maximum allowed subdomain depth supported by webservers or browsers? For example, could a domain like foo.bar.baz.monkey.pirate.google.com cause problems?
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DKIM and SPF for a subdomain

I manage a VPS on Linode accessed through subdomain.example.com and I need to send email from this subdomain. I can't set any TXT records in Linode DNS manager because the name servers for example.com ...
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Are DNS records private information?

Assuming you wanted to create a subdomain that points to a private location (perhaps the location of a database, or the IP address of a computer you don't want people to attempt SSH-ing into), so you ...
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Pointing main domain to another server while keeping subdomains in same place

I have a domain I want to point to my github pages site. However, I want to keep the subdomain old.mysite.com pointing at the current server (as this is an archive of my old php blog, which github ...
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Is this a good server/subdomain set up

At my work I am in charge of a few servers that are VPS's. What I generally do is give each server a name (at the moment I'm using the names of the 5 wizards from Tolkien's works). Then in the zone ...
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How to share several domains on one IP? [closed]

I have external static IP, one domain in com zone, free dns provider and home pc with wifi router. Domain was delegated to my IP and localhost works perfect. I did it using PORT FORWARDING RULES ...
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redirecting subdomain to www gives page not found error

On my vps plesk server I have created one domain mydomain.com and for that domain I have created subdomain as subdomain.mydomain.com but if i redirect this subdomain to www.subdomain.mydomain.com ...
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Sub-Domain on Main Domain route to other Directory

I would like to use my main domain for my main site when it has no sub domain, and when it has the sub domain billing.mydomain.co.uk it should redirect to a seperate directory on the server instead of ...
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Can there be DNS records for subdomains but not for the main domain?

Is it possible to have DNS records for mail.example.com and dav.example.com but not for example.com? There is nothing served on example.com. It only contains a MX record. Why I need this: I use ...
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It is possible to point some specific subdomains to a DNS server using Wildcard subdomain?

Assuming example.com domain and fake IPs, the configuration needed is this: example.com point to 186.200.1.1 www.example.com point to 186.200.1.1 adm.example.com point to 186.200.1.1 ...
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Disallowing particular subdomain - Nginx

I am having trouble doing something so simple... I have a service on my server that I configured to use a particular hostname which I have mapped with an A record. However I want to return a 403 ...
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Subdomain used as a param for main domain: CNAME vs A record

Let example.com be the main blog with a lot of articles about different topics. Now I want to have topic1.example.com to show only posts related to topic1. The Rails application that powers the blog ...
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cannot visit subdomain from front end [closed]

I have created a subdomain in plesk 10.4 and it created the default files as usual. I uploaded my site files to the subdomain's file directory and when i click preview website in browser in the plesk ...
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Is it possible to make one public ip point at different servers within a local network? [closed]

Title is a bit vague so here i go! Basically i have setup a local dns server that allows me to use my local network using hostnames. e.g. dns.subdomain.home i would like all these servers to be ...
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Show website on one server in subfolder on another server

I have two websites. One website is a microsite developed by someone else, hosted on a subdomain and I would like to serve this website via a URL on the second website, for example: ...
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Creating subdomain for Webmin on Amazon Route 53 / EC2

I have setup / installed webmin on Amazon Ec2 instance running linux. After creating user with login credential and adding port 10000 in security group, I am able to login via ...
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serving same content from domain and subdomain

On apache server I set up a domain.com and a subdomain media.domain.com. I need the media subdomain to serve exact same files. I added inside sites-available/domain.com following <VirtualHost ...
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New subdomain not working on my VPS [closed]

I've search for a solutions for days and I have no some up with anything. I have a VPS with WHM and cpanel. Currently I have 1 working sub-domain. However any new sub domains I add do not work. With ...
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Nginx Specific Redirect Rules

I'm trying to read all the suggestions and tips that are present in this forum but I cant find a way to make this rule work. I want that if a specific url is requested that nginx redirect permanently ...
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Bind9 on Debian : nslookup point on localhost not my ip server

i have just install bind9 on Debian. I think i haven't configured not everything because i still have a problem with the DNS and the propagation. I think the problem is say by nslookup : Server: ...
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SSL on Subdomain Only

This should be a super simple setup! I am trying to enable SSL on only a single subdomain. However, when I do this, all of my subdomains and my primary domain end up pointing towards that ...
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Is a dashed hostname preferrable to creating subdomains for an application and its environments?

I am working to standardize our DNS names for our various applications, and I proposed the following scheme: webappname.environment.system.company.tld So, my application named BackOffice in my ...
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Two Secure Sub Domains - Two SSL Certs - One IIS server - Do I need new internal or external IP address

I am trying to figure out whether I need a new internal IP, external IP or both to configure an IIS 7.5 server to run with two secure sub domains each using a different SSL cert, with both domains ...
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Ghost subdomain in Apache with CentOS

I'm trying to set up Ghost the blogging platform on my CentOS (6.5, x64) server with Apache and... I think I mixed together my domain (www.example.com) with the Ghost subdomain (blog.example.com). I ...
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Does each subdomain need it's own SSL certificate?

I am creating a websocket server which will live on ws.mysite.com. I want the web socket server to be SSL encrypted as well as domain.com to be SSL encrypted. Do I need to purchase a new certificate ...
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URL rewrite for subdomain with Apache and mod_proxy

I have a Apache Webserver with mod_proxy and a Tomcat server with my Grails web app runnning. The Apache is redirecting with proxy the request to example.com:80 to my Tomcat running on ...