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I created a domain:

<subdomain>.<my_webfaction_username>.webfactional.com

Then after 5 min I checked that the dns has been propagated, which I assume is ok because I get something when I go to the domain in a browser ("Site not configured", but no ERR_NAME_NOT_RESOLVED error).

Now I want to create a website, but when I set

<subdomain>.<my_webfaction_username>.webfactional.com

to the field 'domains', I get an error:

<subdomain>.<my_webfaction_username>.webfactional.com is not a valid host name

What's wrong?

asked 03 May '13, 13:07

jul
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edited 03 May '13, 13:08


Without knowing the actual subdomain you're using, my guess would be that you're trying to use a subdomain that contains an underscore.

If that's the case, then you'll need to use a subdomain without an underscore, since underscores aren't valid in host names.

If that's not the case, then please open a support ticket so that we can have a closer look.

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answered 03 May '13, 13:17

seanf
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accept rate: 37%

Good guess!

(03 May '13, 13:41) jul
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