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

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How to reference a Domain Controller out of the Local Network?

We have multiple servers scattered over different hosting providers. For learning, experimenting and, ultimately, production purposes, I set one of them as a Domain Controller. That went well, most ...
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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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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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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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Domain not responding to A record

I had domain set to amazon EC2 instance. Yesterday decided to switch to the DO dedicated server, changed A record of domain to the DO server ip address. It's started to work pretty fast(less than 10 ...
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Do I use subdomain or domain in SSL cert? [closed]

I have a domain called @desk.com . My imap points to mail.desk.com . As I wont afford subdomain certification, should I buy desk.com or mail.desk.com ?
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how to create multiple sub domain in local host? [closed]

Using nginx and php I need to create multiple sub domain in local host. How i can make it happen? I am using ubuntu 12.04 andphp5 withnginx as webserver. i Have tried *.servername.com in my ...
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How can a domain's NS records point to a subdomain of itself? [duplicate]

As I understand that if I have domain A.com, it must be managed by another domain like ns1.B.com, ns2.B.com $ dig ns alibaba.com ; <<>> DiG 9.9.2 <<>> ns alibaba.com ;; ...
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Create a Subdomain on AWS with Forwarding

My domain is registered through GoDaddy, but I am hosting the contents using Amazon S3. I would like to create a subdomain (beta.example.com) and forward it to an IP address that is of a local ...
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Pingdom error: “No delegation could be found at the parent” when analyzing subdomain

I have a subdomain dramarsarin.crimsonandcyan.com which i wanted to point to another server. I added an A record in the zone file for crimsonandcyan.com with the host 'dramarsarin' and pointed it to ...
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How to redirect server to server via .htaccess?

what i am trying to do is to shift my folder to another server. URL: Example: 1) example.com/xyz/folder1 or example.com/xyz/folder1/whatever 2) example.com/xyz/folder2 or ...
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wildcard subdomain with mod_wsgi + apache

I've created a wildcard subdomain using cpanel and attempting to point all sub domains to a particular .wsgi file. <VirtualHost my.server_ip.address:9999> ServerName _wildcard_.domain.tld ...
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Redirecting/rewriting wildcard domains to ssl in nginx

I have tried all the solutions found on this site and others but am still having a problem with redirecting a wildcard subdomain with http to https. I still end up with ...
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How should I configure subdomain MX / DNS entries? [duplicate]

I have domain example.com and its mx properly configured. I have also an A entry intranet.example.com which points to my CMS. What I want is to have emails of the form user@intranet.example.com and I ...
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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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How to configure and combine wildcard domains and subdomains in Apache2's VirtualDocumentRoot?

httpd-vhosts.conf <Directory "/Volumes/DATA/websites"> Options Indexes MultiViews FollowSymLinks AllowOverride All Order allow,deny Allow from all Require all granted ...
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Unable to point CNAME of subdomain of my website to it's tumblr blog in plesk [closed]

I created a tumblr blog for my website. And I want to host it on blog.mywebsite.com subdomain. Tumblr says that I should add CNAME instead of A Records to domains.tumblr.com. But the problem is that ...
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Nginx reverse proxy forces 301 on subdomain (and it shouldn't)

So I'm using Nginx (1.4.3) to reverse proxy a domain and sub-domains. I installed SSL certs to handle the main domain (example.com) and a couple sub-domains (lets say test.example.com and ...
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SPF settings for subdomains using common mail server

I am having trouble getting subdomains to pass SPF checks when sending mail through a common mail server (AKA relay host). Here's the current setup: MX 10 mail.example.com. example.com. TXT ...
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Using Plesk control panel, how do I point www.example.net to sub.example.com?

I have two Linux / Apache VPS servers running Plesk 9.5.4. VPS 1 is the production server and VPS 2 is the development server. At present I have www.example.com on VPS 1 and sub1.example.com, ...
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Nginx configuration doesn't work with wordpress in subdirectory

I have a nginx installation which I need for hosting web sites in development so that other people can test them out. Right now I've set up a virtual host for a single sub-domain and in that ...
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Error when delivering email to Gmail from my server, and MX records for sub-domains

I hope I'm posting in the right forum. I'm having some trouble with email being sent from a forum I run. The email is coming directly from the sub-domain, as in notifications@community.example.com ...
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Set cookie domain and cookiless subdomain

Sounds simple, but I'm having problems with it. I tried the suggestions in many articles, but it doesn't work for me. I've created a subdomain, static.example.com, to serve my static files from it. ...
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How to get 2 ssl certs on alias of subdomain

had a quick look through can't find this actual situation, so appreciate any help. We have a domain hosted on a plesk server with a subdomain, Lets call it Domain.com and subdomain.domain.com An ...
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Apache: Connection times out on all subdomains

Recently I've been setting up Apache for a friend (I have't used Apache in ages, I've switched to nginx). Anyway, I was able to set up the server itself, and can connect via "example.com". However, ...
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Apache mod_rewrite to Nginx rewrite

I have a virtual private server with whm/cpanel. I have installed nginx_admin plugin. The plugin has created virtual host files (example.com, *.example.com and manage.example.com) In my old apache ...
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New domain on aws elastic beanstalk

I have a nodejs app running on elastic beanstalk. I have a domain registered through GoDaddy and a cname that points to myapp.elasticbeanstalk.com. Can I point my domain to aws nameservers, instead ...
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Install an SSL certificate for a subdomain on a server that already has an EV SSL certificate (CentOS 5.11)

I am maintaining a site on a server that is currently running: CentOS release 5.11 (Final) Apache/2.2.27 (Unix) mod_ssl/2.2.27 OpenSSL/0.9.8e-fips-rhel5 mod_bwlimited/1.4 PHP/5.3.28 The server is ...
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Creating subdomain for domain which is on a dedicated IP

I am not sure if this question belongs here. I have got a new server. It provides three IP addresses. There is a DNS manager where I can setup domain name at a particular IP. Done successfully, and ...
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Apache Sub-Subdomains and existing wildcard Subdomain

So I have an existing wildcard DNS A record, and subdomain virtual server setup as follows DocumentRoot /path/to/code <Directory "/path/to/code"> allow from all Options +Indexes ...
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How to make a subdomain resolve the root domain

I have a domain, example.com that belongs to an Apache server. I want visitors to both us.example.com and cn.example.com to see what is seen when visiting example.com. The subdomain must remain ...
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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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Subdomain filtering does not work

I'm trying to configure domain in a way, so I could use subdomain for accessing database. For example if my domain is domain.com and I have databases demo and demo2. Then I should be able to access it ...
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Shared hosting - Subdomain without main domain

I’m looking to host a site that will be accessed through a subdomain (mysite.mainsite.com) of another site (mainsite.com). I have set the main domain for my shared hosting account as mainsite.com and ...
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Multiple domains within a school network environment

The work placement I am currently at has two domains a old one and a new one. The new one is pointed to our frog server which hosts our website on our internal network and we have a osx server which ...
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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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All my subdomains linked to the same DocRoot

i wand to enable some sub-domains in my apche2. I created some vhost files but i always get the same page on every sub.domain. If i enabled only one of the files i get the page of this DocumentRoot... ...
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nginx + apache subdomain redirection fault

i really need your advice folks since i'm experiencing some troubles with nginx & apache2 subdomains configs first of all, there's a site (say, site.com) and two subdomains (links.site.com and ...
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How to replicate apache configuration locally ( maintain 2nd level domain structure, symlinks )

I'm a student developer working for a college doing dev work for 1 department (~11 sites). The current workflow is as follows: SFTP into the staging server edit files when done, use a web utility ...
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Configure sub-domains at different ports with lighttpd

I've one domain example.com and two sub domains of it docs.example.com & bugs.example.com. And I've two applications running at ports 8080 & 8090. How to configure Lighttpd so that, it can ...
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Setting up a subdomain with domain hosted externally

I'll start with a brief description of our setup: Our domain, let's call it domain.com is hosted by an external company (GoDaddy) that points to our external IP. Internally we have a Domain Controller ...
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How to properly set DNS for subdomains on Plesk 12?

I re-installed a virtual server of mine and updated it to Plesk 12.0.18 (Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS). The reset and reinstall was done automatically by HostEurope, the update from Plesk 11 to 12 was done ...
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Apache 2.4 - allow access to blog.example.com but restrict access to example.com/blog

I'm trying to set up something like this: If I type the URL blog.example.com or www.blog.example.com, than I can access the content of /var/www/blog But if I type *.example.com/blog, I want to ...
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how can I define subdomains for a subdomain in bind?

I have a domain "example.com" with subdomain "sub1.example.com" defined as an "A" record in the bind zone file. How can I define something like "sub2.sub1.example.com"?
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Are DNS LOC records hidden/secret? [closed]

I would like to create some LOC DNS records, and I wanted to know if these records can be queried without knowing the subdomain to which they are attached. For example, it would be fun to have a ...
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can't access sub-subdomain: DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

I can't access to sub-subdomains. For example http://electricien.synerciel.fr is working. But, for sub-subdomains http://electricite-lemonnier.electricien.synerciel.fr/ returns ...
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Do I have to buy a second wildcard certificate for a subdomain?

We already have a wildcard certificate for *.mycompany.com. Our network has hosts that are only reachable internally. All of them belong to the internal.mycompany.com subdomain. There is a private ...
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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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Apache Virtual Host Domain issues

Setup Ubuntu 14.04 Server Apache 2.4 I have multiple domains under this server and all of them were working correctly at one point. I attempted to access 3 of the domains and all ran into issues. ...
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Postfix: Recipient address rejected: User unknown in local recipient table, even though recipient domain is an external domain

In my company infrastructure, I have an internal mail server with postfix whose name is, say, srv-internal.central.mydomain.tld with internal IP 10.10.128.200. For exchanging mails with the Net, it ...