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

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Wildcard Subdomains and Custom Domain Names

I have some questions regarding Nginx configuration with wildcard subdomains, and then how custom domains come into the picture. Here is my situation. Let's say I own the site awesome.com. When a ...
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Pageok given by puppet instead of subdomain files hosted on godaddy

I'm managing the e-commerce website for a retail store in Los Angeles, and use a subdomain hosted on GoDaddy as a fileserver to augment our Online Webstore CMS, which won't take large files (and ...
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Nginx, second subdomain not working

I used the CNAME wild card DNS entry like: @ IN A ip.add.re.ss www IN CNAME @ * IN CNAME @ My root domain.com and sub1.domain.com are accessible (on the same digitalocean ...
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Run multiple websites/services on different subdomains with only one IP

I'm sure I can't be the first one to ask this, but I was not able to find anything that would fully apply to my scenario. So my apologies in advance, in case this has been asked before. I have a ...
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Point subdomain to Wordpress with primary domain hosted

I want to purchase a domain. I want the subdomain blog.example.com to blog hosted on Wordpress.com, but I don't want to host my primary domain example.com for now. Contacted GoDaddy and BigRock for ...
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Forbidden return on gitweb Subdomain

My website (https://brentdijsselbloem.nl) has a subdomain: "git"(http://git.brentdijsselbloem.nl) to host my git repositories for my project group. One of the assignments is that I need to write a ...
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Subdomain error: server DNS address could not be found

I'm trying to add subdomain to my domain. I just installed httpd on my clean centos 7. At first I created file /etc/httpd/conf.d/htmltest.mydomain.com.conf with the following contents: ...
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Why do I see external requests in my Apache server status?

I enabled Apache server status, so I see all URL requests at mysite.com/stats. I created a separate sub-domain hosted on another server, it is like: download.mysite.com And from main site, I link to ...
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Using a subdomain to send email through Google Apps without migrating email from primary domain

Is it possible to set up email through Google Apps such that a single box, such as info@mailer.mydomain.com, can be used for bulk email without having to migrate all company email across to Google ...
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In Nginx, map specific subdomains to ports, redirect all others

I'm trying to accomplish three things: Map traffic, by subdomain, to one of several applications on different ports. If subdomain isn't recognized, redirect to www. Require HTTPS on all subdomains. ...
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Redirection to subdomain URL while preserving original URL and serving files from subdomain URL

I want to go to www.example.com and be redirected to subdomain.example.com/homepage without the url changing from www.example.com. The catch being than my css and js is hosted at ...
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Two physical web servers on port 80 behind a router [duplicate]

Current scenario I have an Apache server running on default port 80 on a CentOS 6.7 box. I forward port 80 from my router to this machine, and I can access it from the outside with my domain a.com. ...
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gitlab slow when running on nginx subdomain

I'm trying to run gitlab on a subdomain. I installed the latest gitlab version using the omnibus installer on my vserver (running Ubuntu 14.04.1) and disabled the bundled nginx and configured the ...
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Redirecting Subdomain with Volusion and GoDaddy

I need to create a subdomain (reviews.basequipment.com) and have it re-direct to our Reviews page at http://www.resellerratings.com/store/survey/Burkett_Restaurant_Equipment_Supplies. The genius's at ...
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HAProxy: replacing subdomains with paths

My previous question was too complicated and unclear. Hopefully this is more straight to the point... Currently I'm using subdomains to access application UIs externally. Some allow access via paths: ...
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Subdomain specific nameservers fail to resolve intermittently

I'm having issues with DNS resolution of a subdomain. I'm have a bit of a weird situation (at least weird to me) so bear with me while I explain it all. I am working with a friend who owns the ...
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.htaccess - redirect non www to www and retain subdomains from redirecting [duplicate]

So, on my main domain 'domain.com' I created several subdomains from cPanel, like 'sub1.domain.com' and 'sub2.domain.com'. Their real location on server is in 'domain.com/sub1' and 'domain.com/sub2'. ...
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Can i store A record of my second level domain directly in TLD zone file (com. for example)?

Can be A record for third-level domain stored directly in TLD zone file, not delegating zone of subdomain with NS record? What about CNAME record for 2nd domain?
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Avoid that subdomain gets redirected because of WWW canonicalization

I added this URL cnonicalization to my .htaccess file: RewriteEngine on RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www.example.com [NC] RewriteRule ^/?(.*)$ http://www.example.com/$1 [L,R=301] But now my subdomain ...
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Setting up subdomains

Rookie question here. Please correct any shortcomings in my knowledge so far. If I have the domain ex1.example.com and wanted to have it point to one server and then had another server on the same ...
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Setting two subdomain on one server

I'm buing VPS server. On this server I need start Java application and PostgreSQL database. Java app is a Web service running on the port 8080 and PostgreSQL database is running on default port 5432. ...
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using CNAME to point to a sub-domain hosted on secondary host (shared host) [closed]

Due to my question being down voted I am trying to rewrite to make it useful for others and show that I have done research. I have also added "shared host" to the title to make it easier to find for ...
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Sub-domain for azure virtual machine

I have a A record pointing to Azure website IP address. Now I want to direct a subdomain to a Azure virtual machine. Can I create a NS record xxx.example.com -> ...
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Redirect subdomain.domain.org to domain.com which is expired

I have 2 domains and both are on my server and both are registered by me. But the problem is that one of domains expired yesterday and i need to access it's data through the url urgently but i can't ...
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Delegating Subdomain finds Authority but no answers

I'm having a bit of trouble with a delegated subdomain using powerdns. My setup is quite straight forward. Example.com 2 powerdns servers. 1 Master, 1 Slave. Zone Config example.com SOA ...
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“sub domain” in lnternal network

i have a small network under a Windows domain-controller. the server (Win2012) run a WebSite which is accessible by typing the machine-name (srv/). i want add a website with binding to sub-domain: ...
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Create Sub Domain - Apache Virtual Host on LocalHost

My Question in the title may be wrong, but I have no other Idea how to word it. (Experts please help with this?). Basically sub domains works on my Development Machine when I got to URL ...
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DNS with underscore won't update

Recently Playing around with Digitalocean's DNS service and found a strange issue that doesn't exists of other DNS provider. When a record with underscore(s) in it, all subsequent update to that zone ...
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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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Authentication with specific subdomains

Basically I'm trying to enable the authentication module when accessing to a specific part of a subdomain, which are dev.domain.com and pma.domain.com, they both must have the authentication module ...
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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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different ssl cerfiticate for subdomain [duplicate]

Since I can't afford buying a wildcard ssl, I want to purchase another ssl certificate for m.mysite.com, so mysite.com and www.mysite.com will have the a different ssl certificate than m.mysite.com ...
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Create a sub-domain using Amazon AWS vs Creating the sub-domain from within the server - What's the difference?

I have an instance on Amazon AWS (Ubuntu server). I want to create a sub-domain for my website: tools.example.com for people in the office I work in, and build tools (using PHP) so employees can ...
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DNS security & .com AD Domains, What are the dangers to my AD Domain if someone squats my public .com domain

I am aware that best practices currently dictate that my Windows AD Domain name should be a subdomain of a purchased, globally unique namespace (ie ad.namespace.com). That's just fine and dandy. My ...
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Subdomain Configuration on Ubuntu nginx Server

I have a 2 core, 2 GB RAM VPS with a dedicated IP address from Digital Ocean for my project. I'm using nginx as a webserver, MySQL as a database server and bind as a DNS server. My project is a free ...
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htaccess - Keep Domain but change subdomain

I've been trying around for ages now. I need to be able to redirect a call to a page to a specific subdomain of the same domain. Meaning, people are calling www.noodle.de, noodle.de or ...
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Best practices for managing the IP addresses you own in DNS and their PTRs?

I was wondering how exactly the big companies go about managing all the IP addresses that their public servers use, especially in respect to setting up correct PTR-records. This is very important, ...
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Creating subdomain with nginx server block returns Server Not Found

this is a problem I don't get to solve. I have a VPS on DigitalOcean, installed manually a LEMP stack on it and I have the domain with hover.com Everything seems to work if you visit my server ...
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how would i create rule for a particular subdomain in uppercase? e.g XX.test.com

I am new to system admin side. I need to create one subdomain with capital letters. e.g our main URL will be test.com and one of our sub-domain will be SS then instead of writing ss.test.com I want ...
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Make local server accessible from internet in a local network within a sub-domain?

I recently tried to open a mail server for our company. For some reasons it was better to make mail server separate from other server(s) in data center, so we plugged another server to our local ...
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NginX ProxyPass only works via subdomain not domain.com/path

I currently am working on configuring an nginx reverse proxy for the esxi html5 web client. I have seen two reported working configs. There is this one: server { listen 443 ssl; server_name ...
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How to use multiple ip addresses on one subdomain?

I have multiple FTP servers, which users can connect and upload files. Because I always add more servers and sometimes the servers get full, I want to have a subdomain ftp.mysite.com, that will point ...
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How do I make a Windows sub-subdomain?

I have 2 domains: ex1.com ex2.com DNS records: MYIP @ my.ex2.com httpd-vhosts.conf <VirtualHost *:1337> DocumentRoot "D:/Webserver/domains/ex1.com/www" ServerName "ex1.com" ServerAlias ...
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Second subdomain redirects to the main domain, but URL remains the same as second domain

It's quite strange to see this issue as title describes. Here are the details: 1) Created a A-record with "a1". Means subdomain is: a1.example.com, 2) created directory by "sudo nano ...
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Point subdomain to localhost server? Nameservers pointed elsewhere

My client has their nameservers pointed to another server (Server A) for their current website. However, in the zone file all the IP's point to the local host server (Server B). While Server A ...
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ssl (https) for https://my.example.com resolves to https://example.com ip address

I have a server my.example.com with ip address 111.111.111.222 I have a server example.com with ip address 111.111.111.111 I created an ssl certificate with letsencrypt for my.example.com However, ...
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BIND: how to delegate subzone to other DNS server?

I'm in the process of migrating from a workgroup served by a BIND9 DNS server, to a AD Domain based on Windows Server 2008 R2, and I'd like to keep using the BIND server until the AD infrastructure is ...
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Appending an argument to request_uri for mobile subdomain on nginx

I'm running a multilingual wiki (MediaWiki 1.26.2 with MobileFrontend) on nginx 1.9.3/OpenBSD 5.8. For each language wiki, I have a separate MediaWiki installation folder and a subdomain like ...
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How to reverse proxy to different places depending on subdomain in Nginx?

I have multiple subdomains, all pointing to one machine, and one IP address. On this machine, I want to have nginx acting as a reverse proxy, and depending on which subdomain was used to access the ...
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Is it ok to not use 'www' in my website subdomain url?

We have a website that is a subdomain of our primary domain, such as site.domain.com. The official URL of the website is http://site.domain.com, but some people keep referring to it as ...