Originally Posted by ngoyette
you mean that ispconfig is auto configuring dns with the alias?
because if x.domain.com is not registered in the dns nobody outside can ask for this subdomain " x " because it doesn't exist on the outside world ....its really weird..
I have several (testing) websites on my test-server (only sites created, no DNS changes):
example.com (pointing to my public IP)
Dyndns (updated by DynDNS client http://dyn.com/support/clients/linux/
And when tested alias as told before, all w/o any manual changes on DNS (on terminal or ISPConfig) (as I can recall of
I made an other test (to point to outside world as well)
new alias: howto.example.com, rederect, http://www.howtoforge.com
, None, active
wait for 1 min (for ISPConfig update) and Vola (works like a dream acc. to test...
or pure howto.example.com ==>> http://www.howtoforge.com/
Checked also that no new automarking ISPConfig DNS-records. Looks to me that not needed.