Thank you for help in advance.
I recently registered a domain name and wish to create multiple subdomains, which are to be hosted on a droplet under a single IP address using virtual hosts. The following are my desired configuration.
Domain name: example.com, subdomain 1: test, subdomain 2: forum.
Alias "test.example.com" point to subdomain 1 and "forum.example.com" point to subdomain 2.
Current DNS Configuration: (each field sepated by "|")
A Record: @ | 126.96.36.199
A Record: forum | 188.8.131.52
A Record: test | 184.108.40.206
CNAME: * | @
CNAME: *.forum | forum.example.com.
CNAME: *test | test.example.com.
I created additional CNAME record as follow to point anything other than the alias specified to www.example.com
CNAME: * | www.example.com.
The CNAME entry worked and it pointed example.com and fdasas.example.com to www.example.com, however, I got error messages on the control panel page after adding the above entry.
My other questions are regarding to virtual host configuration:
Do I need to create a separate virtual host configuration file for each virtual host under /etc/apache2/sites-available or I simply add a block on the existing default configuration?
Do each virtual host need to listen to a different port for them to work?
My config are as follow:
#NameVirtualHost *:80 #uncomment lead to apache2 startup error
Options Indexes FollowSymLinks MultiViews
allow from all
I followed tutorial on these setup, but I am unsure if I need to have 1 config file for each virtual host or 1 config file for multiple virtual host.
I apologise if the question seem obscure, please let me know so I can explain better. Thank you for your help!
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