Connect a domain name to external host via ISPConfig

Discussion in 'Installation/Configuration' started by theroot, Feb 21, 2013.

  1. theroot

    theroot New Member

    hi everyone :)

    i have a domain on a domain names registrar and i want to connect a subdomain to my space in a VPS.. the VPS owner use ISPConfig in this server ! and i dont now much about this Cpanel (ispconfig)
    sow i dont know how can i configur DNS in my domain name controle panel, and i dont know what should i do in ISPConfig for connect it to my domain (
    for more info this is my information in the VPS by ispconfig :

    username : web445_name (name is my chosing name )
    db : web445_dbnumber (number is my perso nember )
    derectory root: /data01/web/www/clients/client0/web445/web
    ftpuser: the same of my username :)

    sow, this is the configuration of my host space in this VPS :)
    what should i do ?
    any help please ?
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    1) Add a DNS A-Record for "exemple" in the dns zone "" which points to the IP address of your vps.

    2) Then add either a new website in ispconfig were you enter "" in the domain field to create a nwe site or add a subdomain for "" if thsi subdomain shall point to a exsiting website.
  3. theroot

    theroot New Member

    thank you very much :)
    i have tried to do this with "A record" did not work well..
    where it gives me the default page of the server
    & does not explore my files existing in :

    so, any one you mean ? :
    CNAME record
    A record
    AAAA record
    MX record
    SRV record

    or any other ?

    thank you again :)
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Add a A-record like I explained above, no other records.

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