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How to install phpmyadmin on subdomain of nginx web server

Following through the tutorial https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-and-secure-phpmyadmin-with-nginx-on-an-ubuntu-20-04-server

I was able to install phpmyadmin on subdirectory. But with same configuration set that digital ocean provide. I want Install phpmyadmin on subdomain of nignx Web server. Can anyone tell me the exact configuration based on the above tutorial.


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  • Add the subdomain in your digitalocean domains part for the domain
  • create a virtualhost in nginx to accept requests from the subdomain e.g server_name subdomain.mydomain.com
  • in the virtualhost conf, point to the respective folder for your phpmyadmin

Hello, @omnaidu

The process is pretty much the same however, you need to deploy PHPMyAdmin in the subdomain’s root directory.

You can use the same command in order to create the symlink:

  1. sudo ln -s /usr/share/phpmyadmin /var/www/your_subdomain/phpmyadmin

To access the interface, go to your subdomain name followed by /phpmyadmin in your web browser:

https://subdomain/phpmyadmin

Hope that this helps! Regards, Alex