I have a subdomain:

sub.domain-one.com which has a CNAME which points to sub.domain-two.com. All good. But when I enter sub.domain-one.com I don't see the sub.domain-two.com, but the basic page of the server.

What am I doing wrong?

  • How long ago did you make the change to the sub.domain-one.com CNAME record? It's possible that the change hasn't propogated yet.
    – Nick
    Commented Oct 21, 2011 at 11:31
  • It was around 2 days ago.
    – bottleboot
    Commented Oct 21, 2011 at 12:14

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sub.domain-two.com must be exist on http (?) server as separate host in any form. Only CNAME don't answer on all questions

  • sub.domain-two.com does exist as a separate host on a http server. I can visit that site when i enter it's address. That's what I don't understand.
    – bottleboot
    Commented Oct 21, 2011 at 12:15
  • Damn! I must wrote sub.domain-one.com, not two... Because client sent "Host: sub.domain-one.com" in http-request. If you want to show two, when one requested, you have to have some different tricks (ServerAlias or Redirect, TBT!!!) Commented Oct 21, 2011 at 17:32

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