ISPConfig forward to VirtualBox ISPConfig

Discussion in 'General' started by Rescue9, Mar 10, 2011.

  1. Rescue9

    Rescue9 Member

    Here's my setup:

    Zoneedit Nameservers point to External IP, No DNS Configs in ISPCONFIG
    Ubuntu 10.04 running ISPConfig 3 on a single box
    VBoxHeadless running Ubuntu 10.10 w/ new ISPConfig install (Internal IP), www, mail, and the like point to the IP of the non-virtual ISPConfig install and work perfectly. I want to point to IP of the non-virtual ISPConfig, but want to redirect it to the IP of the VBox ISPCONFIG.

    When I tried creating rules inside the DNS portion of ISPConfig, would simply point to the root folder of the non-virtual server.

    How do I recirect incoming requests for to the IP of the VBox ISPConfig setup?

    {hope that makes sense... I know it's a bit cryptic}
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    This redirect will not work as the apache on the virtual server does not know which page it shall be deliver. To access the correct page on apache, you have to access it by domain name and not IP, so if you redirect request to the IP and not domain name of the virtual server, apache can not deliver the correct site.

    IInstead of redirecting the page in ispconfig, change the router settings and point port 80 from your router to the IP of the virtual server instead.
  3. Rescue9

    Rescue9 Member

    Hmmm.... tried that. It works, but only for requests coming from outside the network. I use NAT for everything inside, not a router, so all inside traffic redirects to the non-virtual server.
  4. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    Make sure that you change the IP address of the domain of that website to point to the IP of the virtual machine.

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