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I can't setup a subdomain in my server.

  • Posted March 5, 2014

Hi, i’m trying to setup a subdomain, read all tutorials and forum questions but really don’t understand what’s wrong.

I’ve created the virtualhost for the domain and subdomain on /etc/apache2/sites-available/default like this:

<VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin paulo@example.org.br DocumentRoot “/var/www/example” ServerName www.example.org.br ServerAlias example.org.br </VirtualHost>

<VirtualHost *.80> DocumentRoot “/var/www/sub” ServerName www.sub.example.org.br ServerAlias sub.example.org.br </VirtualHost>

And then I run a2ensite and restarted apache, but the browser doesn’t recognize the subdomain. Do I have to do any DNS setting? Or change any other files? Thanks you all.

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yes, you are right. you need to add DNS record to your subdomain under your domain DNS settings. <br> <br>look here: <br> <br>https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-set-up-and-test-dns-subdomains-with-digitalocean-s-dns-panel