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Create a subdomain using HestiaCP

To create a subdomain using HestiaCP, you can follow these steps:

Log in to HestiaCP: Access your HestiaCP control panel using your web browser. You can simply hit your VPS IP address and default Hestia port which is 8083 like

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Add Domain: Navigate to the “Web” section and select the “Add Web Domain” option

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Enter Domain Details: In the “Domain” field, enter the subdomain you want to create. For example, if you want to create a subdomain “blog” for the domain “example.com,” you would enter “blog.example.com.”

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Save Changes: Click on the “Save” button to save the changes.

Update DNS: If you don’t have a domain already connected with hestiaCP. You have to update your domain DNS. Go to your domain registrar or DNS provider’s website and update the DNS settings to point to your VPS’s IP address. You need to create an “A” record pointing to the IP address of your VPS.

Wait for DNS Propagation: DNS changes may take some time to propagate across the internet. It usually takes a few hours but can sometimes take up to 48 hours.

Test Access: Once DNS propagation is complete, you can test access to your subdomain by entering the subdomain in your web browser.

That’s how you can create a subdomain using HestiaCP.

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