Hi, I would like to know if it is possible to have a simple way to create a blank domain redirecting to https://webmail.webfaction.com/ like webmail.mydomain.com. It would be easier to remember for the staff.

asked 29 Mar '11, 18:05

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You could do a redirect as described in our docs: Redirect a Domain with a Static/CGI/PHP App

Or, you can create a CNAME DNS record to point webmail.mydomain.com at webmail.webfaction.com.

Hope that helps!

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answered 29 Mar '11, 18:08

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Just found that you can use the DNS override configured as follows:

Subdomain: webmail.mydomain.com A ip: (This is the IP of mail.webfaction.com)

Cname: blank

Mx name: mail.webfaction.com

Mx priority: blank

SPF Record: blank

Thanks to all.

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answered 29 Mar '11, 18:43

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I think you have a typo up there.. is currently the IP of webmail.webfaction.com, not mail.webfaction.com.

Also, you don't need to set the MX record for your webmail subdomain - you should just leave that blank.

(29 Mar '11, 18:47) seanf ♦♦ seanf's gravatar image

Yes you are right, actually I wanted it to point to webmail.webfaction.com and thanks for the remark on Mx name.

Grateful rookie.

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