Contact
Site: US UK AU |

How to create a pointer domain with SiteWorx

How to create a pointer domain with SiteWorx

Overview
This article shows how Nexcess Classic (non-Cloud) clients can  use their SiteWorx account to point other domains to the domain associated with that SiteWorx account.

Definition

Pointer domains, or parked domains, can be configured to point your other domains to a target domain associated with your SiteWorx account.

For example, if your SiteWorx account uses the master domain, example.com, you could create pointer domains for example.net, example.org, or any other desired domain to point to example.com. Pointer domains also point email addresses to the master domain accounts. For example, if example.org points to example.com, mail sent to postmaster@example.org will also go to postmaster@example.com.

Structure

Pointer domains are not stored on the server and are defined as server aliases in the vhost file for the target domain. Therefore, pointer domains share all server configurations as the target domain. For example, pointer domains point to the web root or document root of the target domain; they also share the same files, folders, and SSLs as the target domain.

Procedure

  1. Log in to your SiteWorx account.

  2. In the SiteWorx main menu, select Hosting Features > Domains > Pointer.


  3. In the Domain field, type the domain to be pointed to the target domain.


  4. Verify the Points To field indicates the desired target domain, and click Add.

For 24-hour assistance any day of the year, contact our Support Team by email or through the Client Portal.

Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
  • Icon PDFExport to PDF
  • Icon MS-WordExport to MS Word
 
Attachments Attachments
There are no attachments for this article.
Related Articles RSS Feed
How to create pointer domains in Nexcess Cloud
Added on Fri, Jun 1, 2018
How to delete secondary users from your SiteWorx account
Added on Wed, Dec 12, 2018
How to change PHP versions in SiteWorx
Added on Mon, Aug 13, 2018
How to resolve the SSL warning when logging in to SiteWorx
Added on Wed, Mar 11, 2015
How to add client accounts as a reseller
Added on Mon, Oct 22, 2018
What is a DUNS number?
Added on Mon, Dec 8, 2014
What is SiteWorx?
Added on Tue, Dec 18, 2018
What is the Comodo UserTrust Subscriber Agreement?
Added on Mon, Dec 8, 2014
How to create a subdomain with SiteWorx
Added on Wed, Dec 19, 2018
How to repair MySQL tables
Added on Fri, Sep 14, 2018