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07-22-2005, 21:09
Hey folks, I have put together a small site for a club that I'm in and can't figure this one, seemingly easy

I want the forums to be located at

right now, they are located at

can anyone help? I can't even figure out how to google for an answer...

07-22-2005, 21:14
Who is the name registered under? You will will need to setup the domain name and have it point to

07-22-2005, 21:16
ahhh, it's another domain entirely? I had no idea.

Well, I got domain registration and hosting for a year on special for 9 bucks, so I guess I'll stick with what works, thanks

07-22-2005, 21:18
Who does your webhosting? You need to setup a sub-domain that points back to as this is where the forum is physically located.

ETA: you don't have to register a new domain name (it won't let you since you own it). All you have to do is get the webhosting service to forward a sub-domain.

07-22-2005, 21:29
ahhh, okay. I know how to do that.

it's with

thanks alot. This gets me going in the right direction

07-22-2005, 21:38
No problem. Let me/us know if she works.

07-30-2005, 09:32
I use for my hosting service. I am a novice and i find it easy to set up subdomains with their service.

07-30-2005, 10:53 is a machine within
if you put another machine up with another IP address, you could call it


You could make a virtual domain within the apache server called, point the DocumentRoot to your forums directory and add a line within your dns server such as IN CNAME

and then people would type in

and be directed to your address but apache would take the actual request of and it would be started at the right place and do what you want.