I obviously know how to create subdomains via CPanel but does anyone know what exact method CPanel uses to achieve this?


The server's WHM configuration allows cPanel to utilize either BIND or NSD as its DNS daemon: when a cPanel user adds a subdomain, corresponding DNS records are created in BIND or NSD.

  • I have no idea what BIND or NSD is guess I'll have to look into them. Many thanks for your answer – aciid Jan 14 '12 at 5:03
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    @aciid In the interest of familiarizing with the technologies behind cPanel, you might want to read up on DNS and virtual hosting - then you can read about the daemons used by cPanel – danlefree Jan 15 '12 at 6:43

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