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CNAME domainA.com to app.domainB.com on dokku vps

Posted October 6, 2014 4.7k views

Hi,

I configured a dokku vps with several apps on subdomains like this:
domainA.com to vps ip - A record
*.domainA.com to vps ip - A record wildcard

And I can access every app at *.domainA.com, which is fine. I then configured a CNAME for another domain to point to one of the apps like this:
domainB.com to www.domainB.com - 301 redirect of naked domain to www
www.domainB.com to app2.domainA.com - CNAME record.

However the dokku nginx is serving the first app in alphabetic order. I think it is simply serving the first /home/dokku/*/nginx.conf it includes in /etc/nginx/conf.d/dokku.conf . So, is this the correct behavior? Or is something wrong with my DNS settings?

Thank you!

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This question was answered by @floringogianu:

I eventually figured out what was happening: https://github.com/progrium/dokku/issues/710
I’ll probably need to look into some dokku plugins so I don’t need to edit this after each deploy.

You can see the comment here.

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