subdomain is pointing to main domain even after setting up virtual host

my subdomain is is pointing to main domain even after setting up virtual host.

DNS settings for subdomain as :

A record

whitelotus : IP address


*.whitelotus :

document directory path is /var/www/

virtual hosting settings is:

ServerName ServerAlias

    ServerAdmin: email address
    DocumentRoot /var/www/

i restart the apache after setting is done. still i couldn’t link subdomain to subfolder’s public_html.

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In the instruction it is written sudo a2ensite I left the .conf extension. After running a2ensite with .conf extension it worked.

Thank you ryanpq

Is your new virtualhost configuration in a file in /etc/apache2/sites-enabled? Did you by chance create it in sites-avaialble instead? If you did you will need to run an a2ensite in order to enable the new virtualhost.