Accessing websites while domains are propagating

Discussion in 'General' started by TheVDM, Jan 5, 2013.

  1. TheVDM

    TheVDM New Member

    Hi, I would like to know if there is a way to access a website before the domain is set up or while it is propagating like you can when using cPanel with

  2. tahunasky

    tahunasky New Member

    Because the clients are not under the default document root (/var/www/html) you can't.

    However you can make a symbolic link to the website in the html doc root.

    All client websites are in this format:

    ln -s /var/www/html/mywebsite /var/www/clients/client1/web2/web

    then you can access it like:
  3. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Please see faq:

    This will not work for sites that contain scripts or cms sysetms as you will access the files with a wrong user.

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