How do I move the main website/url of the server?

Discussion in 'HOWTO-Related Questions' started by TechGuyAlabama, Jan 12, 2015.

  1. TechGuyAlabama

    TechGuyAlabama New Member

    My main url of my server and of ISPConfig is I'd like to make changes to the domain within ISPConfig but I do not see it within the interface. The site is propagating out to the server and hitting the Apache's default website and not ISPConfig's default site.
    Can this be changed? Can I change it to have ISPConfig host the domain so that I can create email accounts and such?
    I am using Ubuntu 14.04.
    Thank you!
  2. till

    till Super Moderator Staff Member ISPConfig Developer

    I guess you made an error during server installation, the server hsotname may not be a domain that you want to use for email or websites, therefor the server hostname has to be a subdomain as described in the tutorials. so the server hostname has to be e.g., it may not be

    To fix your setup, seek for in the file /etc/hosts, /etc/hostname, /etc/mailname and /etc/postfix/ and replace them all with a subdomain like Then restart the server. Then login to ispconfig and create a website for
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  3. TechGuyAlabama

    TechGuyAlabama New Member

    That was an excellent answer and solved my problem.
    Tyvm :)

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