How to setup subdomain on multiple virtual host vps?

September 3, 2015 7.1k views

I’m on an ubuntu server and using apache.
I’ve set several domains on my droplet but when I tried to access it is redirected to, as so the other

without any CNAME I can access the other sites normally. But then I want to create an A record type subdomain, to access root directory /var/www/test. And its the same problem again, it shows the page of

My setting is, 1800 IN CNAME
* 1800 IN CNAME 1800 IN A

for the conf file I am creating new file on sites-available then add it with a2ensite..

Any help is appreciated, thanks

2 Answers

Take a look at your apache.conf (CentOS: httpd.conf), located in /etc/apache2/conf or /etc/httpd/conf. Almost at the end file you will find something about VirtualHost (NameVirtualHost to be precise). Perhaps this is still commented? If so, please uncomment en restart apache.

by Brennen Bearnes
The Apache web server is the most popular way to serve web content on the internet. Apache has the ability to serve multiple domains from a single server by using a mechanism called "virtual hosts". If a virtual host is configured correctly for each domain, the web server can correctly route traffic to the appropriate files based on the domain name requested. In this guide, we'll demonstrate how to configure Apache virtual hosts on an Ubuntu 16.04 server.
Have another answer? Share your knowledge.

You can type !ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!