Problem using my website on an OVH domain name

Discussion in 'Server Operation' started by dsautet, Nov 7, 2012.

  1. dsautet

    dsautet New Member


    I have a Debian with ISPConfig 3 install on it, I create a new website called
    For information, debian is running in VirtualBox.

    To access from inside:

    I edit my C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc\hosts to add :

    I can access to my website by :

    To access from outside :

    I make a port forwarding from 8080 to (This is working!)

    The mainly problem is that I want to redirect my domain name wich come from OVH to my website "".
    I try to make a redirection but it bring me to the index.html of /var/www

    What can I do to tell my domain name to point on my website

    Thanks a lot
  2. falko

    falko Super Moderator Howtoforge Staff Moderator HowtoForge Supporter ISPConfig Developer

    You must change the DNS records for your domain so that the point to your router's public IP. If you use a hostname for your public IP, you can set up CNAME records for your domain that point to the hostname.

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