I'm trying to set up a mail subdomain on my site that will simply redirect to my Google Apps mail account. I thought I could use the Apache 2 vhost configuration below, but it's not working:

<VirtualHost *:80>
  ServerName mail.foo.com
  Redirect 301 / https://mail.google.com/a/foo.com/

What else do I need to get this to work?


Do you have a corresponding A record for mail.foo.com. (or *.foo.com.) set?


*.foo.com. 14400 IN A

... or:

mail.foo.com. 14400 IN A

(Where is the IP address of the server running Apache 2)

  • D'oh! Thanks, I knew there was something I'd forgotten! – John Topley Oct 24 '10 at 9:10

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