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I want to add a simple subdomain named


to my website. I tried following DNS record settings:

DNS Settings

No matter what i try, i can't get this subdomain working.

Would someone please correct me how to set this subdomain?

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The fields for the CNAME should be:

  • Type: CNAME
  • Name: tr
  • Data:

Basically, the CNAME needs to point to an A record.

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i also want that it points to the proper subfolder, does this type of entry make this? – Herr Dec 7 '11 at 19:55
That would be a separate issue from the DNS entry and would be reliant about the server configuration. Most control panels should allow you to point visitors to to a different subfolder on your server, but there is no DNS entry that will do that for you. – Eric Brandel Dec 7 '11 at 20:04
So after i add this entry, and configure (add a subdomain in cPanel) this should work right? – Herr Dec 7 '11 at 20:10
Yes, and cpanel may be able to do everything for you (Apache configuration, DNS settings, and creating the subfolder). I'd first try deleting this subdomain and then trying the directions here:… – Eric Brandel Dec 7 '11 at 20:26
Thank you very much – Herr Dec 7 '11 at 20:46

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