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I have two registered domains. Say the domains are originaldomain.com and parkeddomain.com.

parkeddomain.com points to originaldomain.com.

I also have a few subdomains in originaldomain.com, and I want to be able to do this:

  • subdomain1.originaldomain.com -> subdomain1.originaldomain.com
  • subdomain2.originaldomain.com -> subdomain2.originaldomain.com

And so on.

Problem is, I can't figure out through cPanel, or WHM how to do this, if it is possible. I also went through httpd.conf , and changed ServerAlias under the VirtualHost of subdomain1.originaldomain.com.

So what I have is:

<VirtualHost .....:80>
ServerName subdomain1.originaldomain.com
ServerAlias www.subdomain1.originaldomain.com subdomain1.parkeddomain.com subdomain1.parkeddomain.com
DocumentRoot /home/originaldomain/public_html/subdomain1
...
</VirtualHost>

I then restarted httpd, using service httpd restart, but nothing seems to work.

P.S.: I'm using CentOS 5.3.

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You want subdomain1.parkedomain.com to point to subdomain1.originaldomain.com and so one? Right now your question is confusing. There is no point in redirecting subdomain1.originaldomain.com to itself. –  user555 May 11 '13 at 20:25

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You have to change some NS or A Records for each entry.

Here is an example.

My domain is johnbhatt.com and have hosting. Another Domain is pyarb.com and is only a domain name.

I forwarded all visitors to johnbhatt.com and each sub-domain like, store.pyarb.com is pointing to store.johnbhatt.com and same for other sub-domains also.

I have just updated the Name servers as below.

pyarb.com points to ns21.hostdatasecure.com and ns21.hostdatasecure.com. And to point to hosting page, I used A records for each domain.

I use Windows hosting and I have added a Domain Alias in control pannel for domain but didn't tried with subdomains in Linux hosting.

You can check details with below link. http://network-tools.com/default.asp?prog=dnsrec&host=johnbhatt.com

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Thank you very much! sorry for late reply! –  Michael Schinis Aug 7 '13 at 19:34
    
Glad to know that you got solution. –  John Bhatt Aug 11 '13 at 11:15

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