www. CNAME not working on my site

July 22, 2016 346 views
DNS Apache PHP LAMP Stack Ubuntu

I have a single site setup on an Ubuntu 14.04 site running LAMP. My site is coded using the Laravel framework if that matters, and I managed to get it all to work using my laravel directory in the var/www folder, etc. I setup a CNAME too in order for www.speakingof.news to redirect to speakingof.news (the non-www domain works wonderfully) but the CNAME redirect doesn't work.

The CNAME is 'www' and the host is '@' (or in my case, 'speakingof.news.'). I think this is a problem with the apache configuration files, but I don't know where to look. Any help that points me in the direction of where to look would be much appreciated!

1 Answer
rascul July 22, 2016
Accepted Answer

Your CNAME looks fine. You are correct that it is an issue with your Apache config. If I remember my Apache correctly, you can just add a ServerAlias directive.


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