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Park Hostname, okay?

Discussion in 'Security' started by Gareth-AWD, Jul 6, 2015.

  1. Gareth-AWD

    Gareth-AWD Well-Known Member

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    I have server.mydomain.com as my hostname.

    I want to buy an SSL for server.mydomain.com but it doesn't resolve to an account and my SSL provider want me to put a file on the hosting to verify.

    If I park server.mydomain.com onto an account will it mess anything up?

    Thanks in advance.
     
  2. quizknows

    quizknows Well-Known Member

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    You shouldn't need to park it, you can simply create a DNS entry pointing the hostname to the servers primary IP address.
     
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    cPanelMichael Technical Support Community Manager
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    It's not a good idea to add your hostname as an account, or to park/add it to an existing account. Instead, explain to your provider that it's the hostname of the server and it should not serve actual website content.

    Thank you.
     
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