key-bo

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Hi. I am root whm. One outer ip address. No dns. There are two accounts: user1, user2.
user1 primary domain example.com
user2 primary domain dev.examle.com
i need switch domains. so that content of https://dev.example.com now can be accessed by https:/ /example.com
How it can be done without copying files, databases etc? htacsess redirect is not an option.
 
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Eminds

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you can rename the domain name itself ,

go to WHM -> Account functions -> Modify an account , You can easily change the domain name on the account, do not attempt to change the username, that could broke your scripts configuration as databases use that username.
 
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cPanelLauren

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You'd need to modify both accounts:

1. Modify the example.com account to something other- old.example.com for instance

2. Modify the dev.example.com account to example.com

3. Once that's done you'd need to update details for any CMS installations you have.
 
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key-bo

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thnx
this seems more reasonable than previous answer
i'll give it a try.
by updating details for cms you mean that ftp and databases credentials will stay unchanged for account and i have to manually change them in cms config files?
 
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by updating details for cms you mean that ftp and databases credentials will stay unchanged for account and i have to manually change them in cms config files?
I mean, most CMS softwares have a Site URL or in the instance of wordpress a Wordpress Address that will reflect the previous domain name, you'd need to update that to the new domain name.
 
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