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rewrite two www domains to same non-www domain on nginx

I have added two domains to my droplet (domain1.com and domain2.com)

I want to rewrite both www and non-www to domain1.com i.e.:

domain1.com => domain1.com domain2.com => domain1.com www.domain1.com => domain1.com www.domain2.com => domain1.com

It feels like I have tried every combination of server blocks in nginx but I cannot get it to work properly.

nginx version: nginx/1.4.6 (Ubuntu)

How do I set this up?

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I have currently a non-www domain, but would like to redirect the www to mine so I believe i have to add an entry to the CNAME field but not quite sure what values to insert. Anyone that could give me a helping hand?

Hi there,

I’ve tried the above and it just doesn’t seem to work for me. Can you explain to me what you mean by “Make sure that the “www” records exist for each domain: www CNAME @”?

Rashid.

Make sure that the “www” records exist for each domain: www CNAME @

Then, edit the current virtualhosts for your domain name and make sure server_name is set to domain.com and not www.domain.com.

Finally, add the following virtualhost for each domain:

server {
    listen 80;
    server_name www.domain.com;

    return 301 $scheme://domain.com$request_uri;
}

Don’t forget to restart nginx after adding the virtualhosts.