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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 using .htaccess file I gets an error as page could not be found . what must be the problem.

This is my .htaccess code to redirect

RewriteEngine On

RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} !^www\.
RewriteRule ^(.*)$ http://www.%{HTTP_HOST}/$1 [R=301,L]

This is what my A host looks like

Host         Points To       TTL
@           166.xx.xx.yyy   600 seconds
admin       166.xx.xx.yyy   600 seconds
subdomain   166.xx.xx.yyy   1 Hour
  • do you have the DNS entry for the www.subdomain.mydomain.com set up? – mulaz Feb 20 '14 at 17:19
  • I have dns entry for the subdomain.mydomain.com it works fine . Do i need to create dns entry sepearately for www redirect? – minu Feb 20 '14 at 17:20
  • yes, you need another one for www. – mulaz Feb 20 '14 at 17:23
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You are probably missing a DNS entry for your www.subdomain.mydomain.com subdomain.

Add another A entry, for your "www" subdomain to point to your servers address, and it should work (if the virtualhost or alias is set up on the server correctly).

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  • Currently this is wat my A host looks like @ 166.xx.xx.xx – minu Feb 20 '14 at 17:29
  • you need A record for subdomain.mydomain.com to point to 166.x.x.x, and another A record for www.subdomain.mydomain.com to point to the same IP address (if both pages are served by the same server) – mulaz Feb 20 '14 at 17:32
  • i have edited my question with the A host file . – minu Feb 20 '14 at 17:34
  • where is the www.subdomain ? you need one for that too. – mulaz Feb 20 '14 at 17:35

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