how to make my server to host multiple domains?

  • Posted September 9, 2013

Hello Friends!

I am new with VPS and I want to experiment …

Purchased a vps to learn how to manage them, so I want to know what is the process to set up multiple domains, use my own dns what is the best tools to install in my vps?

What is the order you should follow step by step to host multiple domains on my server?


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<strong>“PowerDNS … Is to change DNS of DO´s for my private dns but… just in a domain or in “N” domains?”</strong> <br> <br>Also make sure you register the nameserver records at your registrar so that they resolve to your droplet.

<b>“I should Install LAMP? or Virtual hosts?”</b> <br> <br>Those two are <b>NOT</b> mutually exclusive. It’s possible to deploy virtual hosts on a LAMP stack. <i>See</i> <a href=“”>How To Set Up Apache Virtual Hosts on CentOS 6</a>. In the alternative, see <a href=“”>How To Set Up nginx Virtual Hosts (Server Blocks) on CentOS 6</a> <br> <br><b>“What´s better… ubunto or centos?”</b> <br> <br>Better, in what sense? That’s almost an impossible question to answer. Each has its strengths and weaknesses. You’re essentially asking <b>Who’s better, Michael Jordan or Lebron James?</b> <br> <br><b>“PowerDNS … Is to change DNS of DO´s for my private dns but… just in a domain or in “N” domains?”</b> <br> <br>N domains

Hi Pablo! <br> <br>Thanks for your prompt response. <br> <br>what I want to know is: : <br> <br>1.- install centOS <br>2.- I should Install LAMP? or Virtual hosts? <br>3.- PowerDNS … Is to change DNS of DO´s for my private dns but… just in a domain or in “N” domains? <br>4.- ¿? <br>5.-?? <br> <br>What´s better… ubunto or centos? I need host to aprox 8 or 10 domains between drupal, wordpres and opencart. <br> <br>Could you tell me what is the order I should follow to ride my vps and get it ready to host these number of sites please?

Check out: <br> <br>1.) <a href=“”>How To Set Up Multiple WordPress Sites on a Single Ubuntu VPS</a>; and <br> <br>2.) <a href=“”>How To Install Wordpress, Nginx, PHP, and Varnish on Ubuntu 12.04</a>; <br> <br>3.) <a href=“”>How To Create Vanity or Branded Nameservers with DigitalOcean Cloud Servers</a>; <br> <br>4.) <a href=“”>How To Create SSH Keys with PuTTY to Connect to a VPS</a> (if you happen to be working from a Windows machine).