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Changing hostname

Discussion in 'Plesk 11.x for Linux' started by Garfieldus, Jul 14, 2012.

  1. Garfieldus

    Garfieldus New Pleskian

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    Are there any pitfalls, complications or anything else I should look out for in changing the hostname on my Plesk 11 managed server?
     
  2. EdwardDekker

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    There should no problems to change your host-name at your web-server.
    Normally can this be done by the Plesk Management module at your server settings and/or Virtuozzo. (I prefer Virtuozzo)

    Also you have to create/change DNS records for your primary domain of that host-name.
    - Create a A DNS record. Pointing from newhost.mydomain.com to IP adress.
    - Create a C NAME record. Pointing from oldhost.mydomain.com to newhost.mydomain.com.

    That's all.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Jul 15, 2012
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