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How to add domain manually in Raw Linux Server

How to add domain in Raw Server

First, add the user on server.

useradd example

Then go to the home folder and search the user.

cd /home/

ls -ld example

Then go to the user by giving the below command.

cd example

Create the public_html folder under that user.

mkdir public_html

Provide proper ownership and permission to public_html folder.

chown example. public_html

chmod 750 public_html


Now, add manual entries of virtual host at the end of httpd.conf. Before that take the copy of httpd.conf

cd /etc/httpd/conf/

cp httpd.conf httpd.conf-bak

vi /etc/httpd.conf

ServerAdmin [email protected]
DocumentRoot /home/example/public_html
ServerName example.com
ErrorLog logs/example.com-error_log
CustomLog logs/example.com-access_log common

change the document root path, server name, error logs and custom logs
save the files and restart the apache. First, check the apache syntax is correct.

httpd -t

/etc/init.d/httpd restart

Then create the DNS entry of the domain

Go to named path

cd /var/named/

Copy the entry of another domain

cp example1.com.db example.com.db-bak

mv example.com.db-bak example.com.db

Open that file now.

vi example.com.db

Accept name server replace the domain name with your main domain name.

$TTL 14400
example.com. 86400 IN SOA ns1.nameserver.com. abcd.gmail.com. (
2010020703 ;Serial Number
86400 ;refresh
7200 ;retry
3600000 ;expire
86400 ;minimum
example.com. 86400 IN NS ns1.nameserver.com.
example.com. 86400 IN NS ns2.nameserver.com.
example.com. 14400 IN A
example.com. 14400 IN MX 0 example.com.
mail 14400 IN CNAME example.com.
www 14400 IN CNAME example.com.
ftp 14400 IN A

save and quit the file.

Open named.conf file and the entery of that domain, First create the backup file of named.conf

cd /etc/

cp named.con named.conf-bak

vi /etc/named.conf

Copy the entry of another domain and replace the other domain with your domain name.

zone “example.com” {
type master;
notify no;
file “example.com.db”;


Once done then restart the named service.

/etc/init.d/named restart

Restart the ftp service to connect to the server via FTP now.

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