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Do I need to create an account in WHM after buying a domain?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by decarn, Aug 31, 2011.

  1. decarn

    decarn Registered

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    Pardon me if this is a dumb question but I could not find a conclusive answer.

    As my firewall block all ports except 80 and 443, I have to use a proxy subdomain. Both Proxy subdomains and Proxy subdomain creation are enabled. I have also updated the name servers of my purchased domain name to point to my web host. Do I still need to also create an account in WHM with the same name of my purchased domain for proxy subdomain to work?

  2. cPanelMichael

    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    Apr 11, 2011
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    Hello :)

    Yes, you will need to add the domain name to the server as a new account. The only other option would be to add it as a parked or add-on domain to an existing account. This ensures it's DNS zone is created, and the appropriate entries are added to the Apache configuration file.

    Thank you.
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