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TUTORIAL - wildcard DNS on CPanel (9 posts)

  1. VentureMaker
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I suggest making this post sticky in Installation section :)

    So, here we go with setting up wildcard DNS on CPanel.

    Step 1. Login to your WHM or CPanel.
    If in CPanel - change theme to X3.
    Find 'Edit DNS Zone'.
    Choose domain you want to enable wildcard DNS for.
    Scroll down till you see 'Add New Entries Below this Line'.
    You need to put an * in the first box, choose A from drop-down menu, add your server IP address in the next field.
    Your IP address should be in one of the other entries in this screen (best bet is to copy the IP from another A record you see above), so just copy-paste it.

    Step 2.

    In CPanel go to Subdomains menu use * in place of the subdomain prefix/name and add the subdomain.

    That's pretty it :)
    Hopefully, this helps.

  2. conpeo
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Why not include in READme file?

  3. cafespain
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hmmm... Because not every one uses Cpanel :)

  4. tdjcbe
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    And there already is one:

    http://www.blogopreneur.com/2006/11/06/installing-wordpress-mu-on-a-cpanelwhm-server/

    edit: Actually I think there's a couple.

  5. andrea_r
    Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    There's dozens all over.

    And it's not included in the readme because (comparatively speaking) that the *easy* part that should only need a one-liner (which is there).

  6. SteveAtty
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    I'm getting a bit worried about the number of "fails" we seem to be getting over the simple bits.

  7. Shane G
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    Hi,

    Check with this too...it will automatically add subdomain entry or enable wild card for the domain...

    http://discussion.accuwebhosting.com/cpanel-whm-control-panel/1034-how-enable-wild-card-dns-service-domian-cpanel-server.html#post1244

    Thanks,

    Shane G.

  8. andrea_r
    Moderator
    Posted 5 years ago #

    That's pretty much the same as the first post...

  9. multitalentedmommy
    Member
    Posted 5 years ago #

    thank you for the simple how- to. I am one of the newbies here. And I didn't set up the MU but have been tasked with moving it to a new server. Ouch.

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  • Started 5 years ago by VentureMaker
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